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Artisan Crafted Fish Shaped Ceramic Ocarina Vessel Flute, "Black Red Beige Fish"

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"I was inspired by the beauty of sea life," confides Felix Carballo... more

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"I was inspired by the beauty of sea life," confides Felix Carballo about this fish-shaped ocarina vessel flute. The Nicaraguan artisan crafts the ceramic ocarina by hand detailing the fish scales with a bicycle spoke and eyes with a fine paint brush. Carballo prepares the different colors by pulverizing stones and using a brush to splash the color, successfully achieving an aged effect. This ocarina features two tonal perforations on either side of the main fin, and the mouth piece is at the tail.

Ocarinas are one of the oldest musical instruments on the planet. Originally designed like a vessel with up to 13 perforations, ocarinas are now crafted in a variety of styles.

  • 0.19 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 10.3 cm H x 15 cm W x 4.5 cm D
  • 4.1" H x 6" W x 1.8" D

  • Ceramic
  • Instrument Rating: Beginner quality, intended for casual use
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Nicaragua.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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From MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

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09/26/2018

"Clever Hen of Nicaragua"

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Marvellous. Estupendo.

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12/18/2017

"Beautiful, but not very functional"

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The ocarina is beautiful, but does not do a whole lot in terms of sound.

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Great for presentation art or conversation piece

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Felix Carballo has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $150 and the most recent for $100.

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