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Announcements / News Letter
« on: June 11, 2015, 01:30:51 AM »
Arab Instruments  News letter - 06.10.15
Read them here:   :P

Hey Karim22  ;)

Please read this post:
It will help you to take the right decision.


You can read more about our cases here:

We do think they will give you the best protection.

Thanks ;D

Which doumbek has a better look 1 ! or 2 ??

Dear Monik

In this link we have collected several famous oud players:

You are all welcome to add yours :-\

Introduce Yourself / Re: Welcome VoVick
« on: May 28, 2015, 12:08:53 PM »
Welcome aboard Vladimir  8) 8) 8) 8)

Since we build our aluminum darbuka with extra layer of aluminum (Weight: 4.5 K"g. (9.9 lbs)) , even the one with no mother of pearls sounds great!
Once we add the mother of pearl layer, the sound is superb... ;)

Well we will say definitely!

There are many parameters which will effect the sound of the darbuka such as quality and thickness of the aluminum and the skin type.
In case both of them are high, once you will remove the mother of pearl layer, the sound will totally changed.

The mother of pearl layer adds to the darbuka a lot of weight. The weight effect the sound and makes it much more stronger and sharp depending the darbuka structure.
Some professional makers who don't know how to work with mother of pearls, make the structure of the darbuka with 2, 3 layers of aluminum in order to imitate the sound of a darbuka with pearls.

So do mother of pearl is the only factor effecting the sound? No
Will mother of pearls improve the sound while all the other factors are high quality? definitely yes!

Ney, Kawala Lovers / Re: new ney video
« on: May 14, 2015, 12:10:28 PM »
Within 4 weeks we should get a stock of a new professional neys.
In addition we are going to build some professional top ney from hard plastic with an amazing sound.

We will update our Facebook channel once they will be ready:


well since casting aluminum has been started only in the latest industry , the martial which was available at those time was the clay...

In this video you can see how we build them  :P

Dear darbukadon
You have asked an important question.
We will try to answer that.

How to identify a genuine mother of pearl doumbek

1) The process of building mother of darbuka takes a long time (
 Every factory or maker who build them usually put his signature which you will not be able to remove since it will be part of the pearls decoration.

2) When you buy a mother of pearl darbuka , make sure you know the name of the brand and it's reputation.

3) Fake mother of pearl darbuka will have a plastic decoration instead of pearls, in this case the weight of the darbuka will be less than 3.5 k"g since the genuine pearls weigh much more.
Usually mother of pearl darbuka weigh from  3.9k"g to 8.5k"g depending the type (

4) In some cases you will see that the decoration is just a painting paper that has been paste around the aluminum. Don't fall on that trap..

Hope we have helped....

Buy & Sell Darbuka / Re: Where can i find a transparent darbuka
« on: May 07, 2015, 06:49:52 AM »
How about our transparent darbuka  :P

Buy & Sell Darbuka / Second hand new generation darbuka
« on: April 29, 2015, 07:28:35 AM »
We have new generation darbuka which has been used for 3 months by our team.
Price reduced a lot due tot hat fact.
For more details:


Darbuka Sound & Video Clips / Re: Darbuka Dreamers From Hong Kong
« on: April 28, 2015, 01:14:05 PM »
Welcome aboard Dickson!  ;)

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