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The Mallee Didge

Mallee - Aboriginal word meaning 'friend'.

To create our high quality Mallee didges we travel to remote regions of the Australian bush where we hand pick the best natural termite-hollowed stems of Eucalyptus.

We use only fresh cleanskin stems without knots, sidebranches or twists and a clean inside surface. The selected pieces are then cured for a few months up to a year.

The didge is fine tuned and pressurized to create a fluent backpressure through chiselling the inside by hand. Then a good balance is created by shaving the outside to the appropriate wood thickness to uphold the amount of backpressure produced when playing powerfully.

This process of fine tuning, pressurizing and balancing takes experience, patience and time.

In the final stage of making the Mallee Didge we apply high quality coating to help protect the instrument against sudden temperature changes.

To satisfy the needs of the dedicated didge player we offer the widest range of high quality didgeridoos possible, be it in shape, size or sound.

Mallee man on didge
A small Mallee seal of quality can be found on the back of all our didges.

Aboriginal Art & Instruments - Paleisstraat 137 - 1012 ZL Amsterdam - Tel +31 (0) 20 4231333 - Fax +31 (0) 20 4941965