Güiro with stick – large


The güiro is played by dragging the pua (playing stick) along the fluted shell which creates the familiar ratchet-like sound. The grooves create a sensory feeling on the hands. This  güiro also cleverly doubles up as a shaker, providing additional auditory input.

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The güiro is a Latin American percussion instrument consisting of a hollow gourd with parallel notches cut into the surface. It is played by rubbing a stick along the notches to produce a ratchet-like sound. Striking the tonal grooves of the Güiro creates many different sounds.

Güiro are played similar to maracas and are usually accompanied by a singer.

The hollow shell is filled with tiny beads which produces an additional sandy sound.

Additional information

Weight.2 kg
Dimensions27 × 8 × 8 cm