Description from Amazon USA : The tabla is a popular indian percussion instrument used in the classical, popular and religious music of the indian subcontinent and in hindustani classical music. The term tabla is derived from a sanskrit word which means "drum".
Tabla is a pair of drums. It consists of of a small right hand drum called dayan and a larger metal one called bayan. The dayan (right hand drum) is made of wood. The diameter at the membrane may run from just under five inches to over six inches. The bayan (left hand drum) generally made copper or brass with a nickel or chrome plate is the most common material. Low quality bayan may be available in aluminum or iron or steel. Both feature goatskin drumheads and camel leather straps to adjust the pitch. The large black spot on tabla surfaces are a mixture of gum, soot, and iron filings. Their function is to create the bell-like timbre that is characteristic of the instrument. Tabla is made with alluring visual harmony enticing percussionists to experience the rhythms of tradition.
Double colour tabla set is very unique item and requires lots of dedicated hours to prepare the one in perfect finish and style. It can be a piece of art when some one play the same in any concert or public function. If has very special hand made skin thus produce very sweet sound. The big brass bayan is beautifully engraved and partly chrome polished for its silver look and partly lacquer polished for its shiny golden looks.
1 dayan (treble - wooden drum) 1 bayan (bass - larger heavy brass drum) 2 cushions (1 each for dayan and bayan) 1 cover for each drum tops 1 tuning hammer 1 sturdy storage case. 1 book "learn how to play tabla".
Note: desiging work on tabla (bayan) may be different from the displayed images . Sturdy storage case is only for transit formalities.colors of the cushions & covers in actual product may be different from the displayed images.