Glenariffe 15" bodhran with Celtic Cross Design design

This is a popular Celtic Cross design and finished in a  Glenariffe 15" range.  These bodhrans are fitted with a cross-bar and all bodhrans are made and prefected by Paul.  He spends a lot of time on each bodhran and wants to produce the perfect bodhran for each player.  Quality of skin i.e light weight, medium weight or heavy weight skins can be requested.  Again the rim colour can be negotiated with Paul but basically there are 4 different colours, - ebony, Natural Birch, Medium Oak and Mahogany - the most popular being the ebony.  All tuneable and indeed fixed skins come complete with tuners and one beater.

Please Note:  We use Natural Goat Skin and therefore the skins vary in density and texture, some may be quite see-through and others have small markings - these are all natural and do not affect the quality of the skin.  (The white skins are processed and mainly supplied from abroad)

Bags are optional and for a small cost they are an excellent storage or for taking to gigs or sessions and most are also lockabe.   Tuneables usually do not have a design but again if a small design is wanted contact Paul for advise.

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I am writing to say how pleased I am with my bodhran that you sent to me just before you left for Australia. When it arrived in January all I could do was a couple of quick, light strokes just to hear how the skin sounded. However, I was really pleased as soon as I opened the box. The quality of my bodhran is fantastic. Every part of it is smooth to the touch and just to handle it gives me such pleasure. I'm thrilled with the skin tone which is already rich and mellow. I'm so looking forward to being able to really explore its potential when my elbow permits. Thank you so much for discussing my purchase on the telephone, and the trouble and care you took over my bodhran. I'm so pleased I chose you to make it for me. I would recommend you, without hesitation, to anybody else that was considering buying a bodhran. Yours sincerely, Deborah Amor