Jaw harp – Vargan

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45 $


A musical instrument consisting of a flexible metal “tongue” attached to a frame.

This tongue is placed in the performer’s mouth and plucked with the finger to produce a note of constant pitch. Melodies can be created by changing the shape of the mouth and causing different overtones.

  • Comes with: wooden case
  • Features: original quality, clear sound, easy to use instrument, made in Altai, Russia
  • Material: brass, steel, array of cedar, leather cord
  • Size: 67x30x5 mm
  • Handcrafted: by Russian master
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Almost all cultures have this instrument

Almost all cultures have this instrument, but everywhere it is called differently. In the Altai this ancient ethnic overtone instrumen named Vargan, and it is not just a musical Instrument, but it is a means for communication with nature and with other worlds than the actual Shamans engaged to this day.

Sound meditations

Jaw harp or Vargan is from Altai mountains,Russia.It can be used in sound meditations same as didgeridoo or tibetan singing bowls. Enchanting sounds and vibrations won’t leave you indifferent.

Health improving

When you practicing on the Vargan, you can improve your health. Regularly using breathing exercises and coordination of you favorably working on the body, as well as, you open new neural connections in your brain.

How To Play

How To Play the Jaw harp?

Pick up your jaw harp in your left hand as shown in the picture. You need to hold it with the index finger and thumb wrapped around it. The main thing is to have a good, firm grip so you can press the jaw harp firmly against your teeth. Make sure the metal tongue is pointing away you and easy can go between your upper and lower teeth.

Put your index finger on the tip and pull it straight back toward you and let it go.

The faint sound you hear is what you will be amplifying with your mouth.

How To Play the Jaw harp?

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1 review for Jaw harp – Vargan

  1. Jim R.T.

    I have 4 different vargans. My favorites are C and A tonality.

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