Orutu - Authentic African handicrafts | Clothing, bags, painting, toys & more - CULTURE HUB by Muthoni Unchained
Orutu - Authentic African handicrafts | Clothing, bags, painting, toys & more - CULTURE HUB by Muthoni Unchained

Orutu

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Orutu

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Handcrafted with precision and care, the Orutu is a one-string fiddle that hails from the vibrant Luo community in East Africa. This instrument resonates with the soulful echoes of generations past, infusing your world with the essence of cultural richness.

Meticulously constructed using locally sourced materials, the Orutu features a resonant wooden body covered with finely cured animal skin. Its single string, crafted from modern materials, creates beautiful notes that take you on a journey through time and places.

Features:

  • Handcrafted with precision and care, the Orutu is a one-string fiddle originating from the Luo community in East Africa.
  • Resonant wooden body covered with finely cured animal skin.
  • Single string made from animal gut or modern synthetic materials.
  • Specially designed bow made from reeds or similar natural materials.
  • Produces harmonious notes that evoke the spirit of Luo traditions.

Materials:

  • Crafted using locally sourced wood and animal skin.
  • Single string made from the finest animal gut or modern synthetic materials.
  • Bow made from reeds or similar natural materials.

Care:

  • Keep the Orutu in a dry and safe place when not in use.
  • Avoid exposing it to extreme temperatures or humidity.
  • Gently clean the instrument with a soft, dry cloth.
  • Regularly check and adjust the string tension as needed.

Cultural Significance:

  • Originates from the vibrant Luo community in East Africa.
  • Carries the essence of African heritage and musical traditions.
  • Played in ceremonies, celebrations, and performances, preserving cultural identity.
  • Bridging the past and present, the Orutu enriches modern music with traditional charm.

Shipping: We strive to process and ship orders in a timely manner. However, please note that shipping times may vary depending on the destination and external factors beyond our control, such as customs delays or unforeseen circumstances.

Shipping Costs: Shipping costs are calculated based on various factors, including the weight, size, and destination of the package. Please refer to the shipping information provided during checkout for the applicable shipping fees.

International Shipping: For international orders, additional customs fees, duties, and taxes may apply upon delivery. These charges are the responsibility of the recipient and are determined by the customs regulations of the destination country.

Returns and Exchanges: We want you to be fully satisfied with your purchase. If you receive a damaged or defective item, please contact us within 48 hours of receiving your order to arrange for a return or exchange. Please note that certain items, such as personalized or intimate products, may not be eligible for return due to their nature.

Return Shipping: If a return or exchange is necessary, the customer is responsible for the return shipping costs, unless the item received was damaged or defective. Please ensure that the item is securely packaged and returned in its original condition.

Refunds: Refunds will be processed within 3-5 business days after the returned item is received and inspected. The refund will be issued to the original payment method used for the purchase.

We strive to provide accurate shipping and return information, but please feel free to reach out to our customer support team if you have any further questions or concerns regarding shipping or returns.

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Please note that our products are handmade with love, and as such, some may have slight variations and imperfections, adding to their uniqueness and charm. We celebrate the authenticity and craftsmanship behind each item. Learn more

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