This attractive rainstick has been made from a length of bamboo. After being dried, the hardened spines are pushed back through into the hollow body of the instrument, which is then filled with tiny gravel before the ends are sealed.
50cm Bamboo Rainstick Assorted colour and designs.
The origin of rainsticks is believed to lie with the Aztecs and it is thought they were ritual This is a natural product and shapes will vary slightly. Origin: Chile The Cactus' spines allow for the gravel to trickle slowly down through the obstructions when upended, making a beautiful rain like sound. Rainsticks are believed to have been an Aztec invention, created in the belief that they could bring about rainstorms.