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My Companions - Handmade Wood Toc Toc Instruments (Pair)

Known as toc toc for the sound that they make, these percussion instruments are... more

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Known as toc toc for the sound that they make, these percussion instruments are essential to any Peruvian musical ensemble. Their origin can be traced as far back as pre-Hispanic times. Dionisio Quilla carves the instrument from pumaquiro wood in the shape of two hollow cylinders for double toc toc. One side is longer than the other, resulting in contrasting beats when struck with a stick. The single toc toc features a low relief surface to enrich the sound. The playing sticks are carved from capirona wood.

  • 0.21 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • Double toc toc: 16 cm H x 19 cm W x 4 cm D
  • Double toc toc: 6.25" H x 7.5" W x 1.6" D
  • Single toc toc: 18 cm H x 4 cm Diam.
  • Single toc toc: 7" H x 1.6" Diam.
  • Stick (2): 18.5 cm H x 1 cm Diam.
  • Stick (2): 7.25" H x 0.4" Diam.

  • Pumaquiro and capirona woods
  • Each artwork is unique -- wood grain, color, and pattern will differ slightly from picture
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

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This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

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Hi Dionisio Quilla, i ment no offense by the message i sent all of ypur work is very unique and the quena flutes are magnificent. I was just wondering if you could add something on to the flute to give it a personal touch. Just to make if one of a kind, if not its okay i was just wondering.


Hi Dionisio, have you already made the quena flute i ordered a couple days ago? If not could you add something unique to it?