What is a Kalimba? Three reasons why a Kalimba is it the perfect gift.

What is a Kalimba?


You’re invited to enter the world of the kalimba. Once banned and nearly forgotten, the ancestor of this beautiful African instrument was almost lost to history forever. Now, we invite you to join us in experiencing the beauty and clarity of The instrument anyone can play – the Kalimba.

With its lightweight and convenient size, this gorgeous thumb piano is the perfect instrument for all ages (from toddlers to grannies) and beginners to pick up (literally!). In addition to being great for kids and novices, a kalimba is a wonderfully portable instrument for travelers on the go. The kalimba is also a great companion for the seasoned music lover in your life. And no matter the occasion – whether you’re at a party, dinner, or a bonfire with loved ones and friends – the easy-to-play Kalimba with its bright and clear sound is sure to impress. 

Our kalimbas are handcrafted from gorgeous pine and high-quality mahogany wood and laser-etched with your desired design, making them original and unique to give and to own. It should come as no surprise that kalimbas make great gifts for everyone in your life – even from you to you (treat yourself!). 

Here are 3 reasons why a kalimba is a perfect gift for anyone.

Kalimbas are Fun for the Whole Family

Are you looking for a gift for the person who has everything? Enter the kalimba. A kalimba is the perfect gift for your loved ones who are the hardest to shop for because it’s the instrument anyone can play. If you’re deciding what to get your dad for Father’s Day, try a kalimba. The easy, relaxing finger-picking style instrument makes for quick learning and a fun new hobby. When the grandkids come to visit, they’ll be mystified by granddad’s new skills, and will surely be begging for kalimbas of their own. When in doubt, finger-pick it out – give the gift of Kalimbera! 

A Kalimba is Perfect for Learning Music

The music notes on the steel rods or thumb piano “keys” make it easy for music lovers to pluck out their favorite tunes. But in no way do you have to be a maestro to make beautiful music on a kalimba. Kalimbas are commonly referred to as thumb pianos or finger pianos because of the range of notes they offer. A kalimba is the perfect selection for anyone looking to expand their musical repertoire, make a song cover for YouTube or even folks who are new to music looking to pluck out their favorite top 40 hits on an instrument or song from the included music book. Whatever your reason, if you or a loved one has an interest in picking up an instrument, a kalimba is a great place to start. And kalimbas are the perfect instruments for children to get started on.

Our Kalimbas are Unique & Original

If you are looking for something no one else has, then look no further than our handcrafted, high-quality, customizable kalimbas. Our kalimbas are made of high-quality mahogany wood and beautiful pine. Not only do our kalimbas look gorgeous, but the sound is incredible. The clear sound resonates throughout the carved wood body of the instrument, allowing for longer notes and a soothing sound. If you want to make it your own, we offer custom laser engraving options. Upload a black and white logo or design or choose a text and wait for the magic to happen. If you are giving a kalimba as a gift, we also offer gift-wrapping and we can write a card for you as well.

We wish you the best on your journey to choosing the right Kalimbera Kalimba for you. Feel free to contact us with any questions about our kalimbas or our services.

Have a beautiful day ahead,


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