Egg Clay Flute
Regular price $48.00
This charming clay flute is pitch perfect and comes with a fingering chart to get you started playing. Each are unique and handmade by Doris. They are sculpted, tested for sound and then glazed. Made from a low-fire redware clay and lead-free glazes. These clay flutes make wonderful gifts for children and musical enthusiasts of all ages, offering hours upon hours of fun.
How does it work? Air is blown through the narrow slit of the windway to strike the beveled edge of the "reed" hole, producing sound, then vibrates throughout the inside of the flute. Covering holes lowers the pitch; uncovering them raises it. Because enlarging a hole raises its pitch, each hole must start small and be enlarged until the desired pitch is achieved; each of the seven holes must be cut and tuned one at a time. This particular egg flute measures around 3x2 inches. Your purchase will include a card about the artist and a fingering chart. Gift wrapping is available upon request.
Handmade in America, in St. Louis, Missouri.