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Maracas Llaneras Palo Cruzado Natural Totumo Joropo Maracas

Model # PCJM-N By: Maracas Llaneras
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  • Overview

    • Exotic Totumo Gourd
    • Handle Goes Completely Through Head
    • Filled with Exotic Canna Indica Seeds
    • Round Shape
    • Incredible Articulation
    • Amazing Sound Possibilities
  • Item Details

    These maracas are truly custom-made, and no two pairs are identical. The gourds, being naturally cultivated, vary in size and coloration. The type of wood used in the handles and their shape may vary from the displayed image.

    Joropo Maracas are incredibly hard to find in the United States, and they're really something special. Hand crafted in Fort Worth, TX, these maracas are modeled after the design found in the plains of Venezuela, specifically meant to accompany the Joropo musical style.

    The head is round, not ovaloid like standard salsa maracas, and the handle actually travels completely though the head and sticks out the top, changing the balance and feel dramatically - hence the 'Palo Cruzado' or 'Cross Stick' name. The result is an incredibly crisp 'chick' sound with every stroke, and when held correctly and played with correct technique, the result is truly unbelievable. Additional techniques can create an entire toolbox of sounds at your disposal.

    Each maraca is filled with imported Canna Indica seeds (capachos) prized for their bouncy quality, and the handles are all lathed by hand.

    Along with the maracas and a protective case, you'll also receive a DVD that provides visual aid.

    This pair of maracas is constructed with natural totumo gourds from the town of Corozal chosen for their roundness. The gourd heads produce an earthy, warm sound when shaken. Tiny holes have been drilled the bottom to allow Canna Indica seed dust to escape.

  • Specifications

    Name Maracas Llaneras Palo Cruzado Natural Totumo Joropo Maracas
    Brand Maracas Llaneras
    Model # PCJM-N
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  • Returns & Shipping


    If you're not completely satisfied with your purchase you can return it to us within 30 days for a full refund, store credit, or a one-for-one exchange, on nearly everything in the store. The products must be in the condition in which you received them, in the original box and packaging.

    To see instructions on how to return items, please check out our Return Policy.


    Every single order that goes out the door has a tracking number that will be emailed to you, and all of it is completely insured. Everything is carefully packed by hand - we know just how delicate this stuff can be, and how important it is to you.

    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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