Item:Plain apricot claves

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plain apricot claves
Look: The instrument is simply comprised of two round rods which the musician knocks together, grasping one piece per hand, to produce a distinctive click. Without any additional adornment required, the light brown apricot wood is graced only by the lustrous lighter streaks of brown that form patterns within the grain.
Weight: 5 stones
Appraised Cost: 11,875 Kronars
9,500 Lirums
8,569 Dokoras
11.875 LTBpoints
11.875 Tickets
11.875 Scrips
Special Properties:
  • This is a musical instrument (or a tool to play, repair, or clean one).
Dimensions: 2 length x 1 width x 1 height
Sources: Source is Joys of Noise (3)

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  • The apricot claves appears to be a percussion instrument.
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Claves are a percussion instrument, consisting of a pair of short, thick dowels. Claves are almost always made of wood, typically rosewood, ebony or blackwood. When struck claves produce a bright clicking noise, and are sometimes hollow and carved in the middle to amplify the sound. The usual technique is to hold one lightly with the thumb and fingertips of the non-dominant hand, with the palm up. This forms the hand into a resonating chamber for the clave.