How can there be no waiting list?

By |June 4th, 2016|

Why does The Atlantic describe handpan manufacturing as a “weird little industry?”

Most handpan distributers have incredibly long waiting lists, with buyers submitting requests months in advance, in their efforts to track down the greatly sought-after instrument.

Why does it usually take so long?

The craftsmanship and dedication necessary in creating the specific form of a handpan is […]

Handpan Care: How to Care for your Handpan

By |May 19th, 2016|

Handpan Care: The Basics
To use a soft case? To use a hard case? That is the question. Whether ‘tis better to protect your handpan with a case that will protect the edges and timbre of the beautiful musical instrument with something soft or hard is a common quandary for the handpan enthusiast/owner. Here at Handpan.com, […]

The History of the Handpan

By |May 11th, 2016|

Few musical instruments generate such impassioned controversy as the handpan. That’s because the handpan is not your typical musical instrument. Described by The Atlantic as a cross between “a caveman tool and a flying saucer”, the handpan remains elusive in its acquisition and powerful in its impact on both the listener and its provocateur. The […]