FREE UK/EU/US STANDARD SHIPPING
The Ruby Orchid Darbuka is from our signature Pearl Hues collection.
The Ruby Orchid Darbuka features:
This sports pools of fiery red Mother of Pearl which contrast against the silver-gold Mother of Pearl tiles, each colour standing out bright and bold thanks to carefully placed black highlights. A stunning, eye-catching Darbuka instrument.
The Pearl Hues Darbuka collection was designed in London; our first collection launched solely for the international market. It consists of truly modern and exciting styles.
As to be expected with all handmade instruments, there may be some minor variations in design, slight imperfections on the body and some small scratches on the Darbuka head. This will not affect the quality of the sound in any way. All items are new and have not been previously used. Darbukas, like most instruments, require tuning and should be played/tuned regularly for the first few weeks until the head sets fully and the true beauty of the sound starts to shine through.
Malik Instruments are proud to offer free international delivery on all Darbuka and Sombaty models.
Orders are typically processed within 1 working day. Once the items are ready, they are shipped from our UK warehouse using the agreed shipping method. Typically, shipping takes 3-5 working days to arrive.
Malik Instruments are not responsible for delays caused by your local customs authority, nor are we responsible for any import taxes imposed by your local customs authority. Please check with your local authority if you require further information on your local import taxes.
If you'd like to return an item you purchased from Malik Instruments for a full refund, you need to do so within 14 days of purchase. You will be responsible for the return postage. All of our instruments and accessories are covered under this policy, and you may return your item for any reason, subject to the exceptions found in our Refund Policy.
As to be expected with all handmade instruments, there may be some minor variations in design, slight imperfections on the body and some small scratches on the Darbuka head. This will not affect the quality of the sound in any way. All items are new. Darbukas should be played regularly for the first few weeks until the head sets fully, and the true beauty of the sound starts to shine through.
|United Kingdom: No VAT/Duty charges, free shipping, 2-3 working days delivery time. |
European Union: VAT/Duty charges will be due (amount dependent on country,) and an invoice will be sent following purchase. Shipping will usually be by UPS Expedited Delivery which will take 2-3 working days after VAT and Duty invoice paid.
North America and Australia: No VAT/Duty, free shipping, 3-5 working days delivery time.
Rest of world: No VAT/Duty, £50 delivery, 5-7 working days.
|Returns If you'd like to return an item you purchased from Gawharet El Fan for a full refund; you will need to inform us within 14 days of purchase. You will be responsible for the return postage to our warehouse in either London, UK or Philadelphia, US. All of our instruments and accessories are covered under this policy, and you may return your item for any reason, subject to the exceptions found in our Refund Policy.|
|Will my Darbuka require tuning?|
Your Darbuka will come pre-tuned by one of our team and should stay in tune for a good amount of time to come. Darbukas are maintained by changing the skin every so often. Typical timescales to change Darbuka skins are:
- Every 6 months for a Darbuka played more than an hour a day (e.g. at a professional level)
- Every 12-15 months for a standard Darbuka player (e.g. a casual player who plays for leisure)
|How easy is it to change my Darbuka skin?|
It is straightforward to change the skin on one of our Darbukas. We have various guides available on our website, and our team are always contactable via phone, email or chat to support you.
|How will you ensure that my Darbuka is safe during shipping?|
We have significant amounts of experience in shipping Darbukas around the world. Rest assured that your Darbuka will be packaged securely, sent with a reliable courier and will arrive to you in perfect condition.
|Who is this Darbuka suitable for?|
This Darbuka is suitable for beginner and professional players. All of our Darbukas are manufactured to the highest quality. It is an instrument that you buy once, and buy for life. As you improve your Darbuka skills, you will be able to produce a broader spectrum of sounds from your Darbuka.
|Will I be able to perform advanced techniques like the Mahbous and Rizz on my Darbuka?|
Yes, our Darbukas are designed and manufactured by people who love the Darbuka and play regularly. Each Darbuka is tuned and tested to ensure that it can product all of the sounds that a Darbuka player could want to produce.
|How can I learn to play the Darbuka?|
All of our customers are entitled to 50% off our flagship Darbuka training course, the Darbuka Mastery Program. The Darbuka Mastery Program will give you all of the skills you need to take your Darbuka playing to the highest level and truly ascend to the rank of Darbuka Master.
Designed in London
Designed in London with collaborations with experts from around the world.
|Width||Skin: 22 cm|
Total: 28 cm
|Inner Shell Material||Aluminium|
|Inner Shell Colour||Black|
|Design Material||White Mother of Pearl|
|Head Material||Plastic (with metal crimplock) |
Crafted in Cairo
Crafted in Cairo by expert craftsmen with decades of experience making Darbukas.
Soft Satin Darbuka Cover
Protect your Darbuka from dust when it's not being used with our signature Soft Satin Darbuka Cover. These covers are included as standard with all of our Darbukas and will keep your Darbuka safe from dust and direct sun exposure.
Satin Head Sleeve
Protect the head of your Sombaty with a soft satin cover which prevents the head of your instrument from being scratched or chipped. Lightweight, convenient and functional.
Darbuka Tuning Key
Make adjustments to the tuning on your instrument with a Darbuka Tuning Key. All of our Darbukas have an internal tuning system which makes it easy to replace parts and keep it sounding incredible.
50% Off Darbuka Mastery Program
Achieve your dreams of success with our flagship Darbuka course, the Darbuka Mastery Program. This is a world leading course that will give you all the skills you need to become a Darbuka Master.
Australian Mother of Pearl
Each Darbuka is overlaid with Australian Mother of Pearl of the highest grade.