Rata Nguru - Wood Nose Flute



Nguru are flutes carved in the natural shape of the whale tooth.They are commonly played by mouth or using the nostrils to produce haunting and melodious tones. They were traditionally played in times of sorrow and remembrance at tangihanga (funerals) or in solitude.

This piece was carved by Alex Sands 

This piece measures: 105 x 35 x 30mm