David Brian mako C (HLM-64) ON HOLD


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A highly-resonant mako with spacious internal chamber and meditative sound full of harmonics. Due to the medium to low backpressure, this instrument is suitable for slow, melodic playing style.
The mako fitted with a mouthpiece that is a common practice amongst old-school mako makers in the Central Arnhem Land region.
If you are looking for an instrument for sound healing, this is a perfect choice.

Key: C
Length: 155cm
Mouthpiece internal diameter: 3.2cm (without wax)

Available from New South Wales, Australia with worldwide shipping.

For details and specifications see the ‘Additional information‘ tab below.

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Cultural context

Maker: David Brian
Clan: Balngarra
Moiety: Duwa
Homeland: Ankabadbirri

The painting depicts yam, that is a staple food source during the dry season.

Additional information

Weight2.6 kg
Dimensions155 cm


Area of origin

Ankabadbirri outstation, North-Central Arnhem Land


Natural pigments with fixative and sugarbag wax on termite hollowed stringybark eucalyptus

Mouthpiece diameter internal

3.2cm without wax

Mouthpiece diameter external


Distal end diameter internal


Distal end diameter external



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