Standard cover for castanets ( differents colors)

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  • How to play castanets
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IMPORTANT: The covers always come different because the fabrics, the sky leather and the colouring change every season. The photos you see are just some of the designs we have had in store and that we show as an example. Please consult us ( at before you buy. We will send you photos of the ones we have at the moment so you can see if they are to your liking.

The basic castanets case is recommended to prolong the life of your castanets and protect them from scratches.

Completely handcrafted in Seville by Filigrana.

 Elite castanet case, filigrana brand features:

- Easy to clean exterior

- High durability

- Filigrana Brand

- Handmade in Seville (Spain)

Size guide

In a general way we can resume castanets sizes like:

- Size 3: kids

- Size 4: kids and women with small hands.

- Size 5: most of women or men with small hands

- Size 7: generally recommended for men.

Spanish castanets size it is a quite personal decision and there is really not a defined way to chose the perfect size. As orientation we can chose our "correct" size depending on our hands measures:

Measuring from point A to B we can say that:

Less than 7 cm-> Size 3
Between 7 & 8.5 cm -> Sizes 4 y 5
more than 8,5 cm ->Size 7


How to play castanets

Practical video that shows the classical "RIA-PITÁ":

Filigrana castanets instructions: 

how to play flamenco castanets

From 7 sounds that can produce a castanet we will take 3: TA-RRI-PI and 1 called "posticeo" (fig.4) that produce the sound PAM.

FigA: thumb position to use the spanish castanets

Fig B: Sounds times.
Sound PI - hit with the right hand.
Sound TA - hit with the left hand
Sound RRI - when the right fingers rub the right castanet.

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how to play flamenco castanets 4

"Sevillanas touch"- when starting Sevillana dance we shoud do an starting beat:

First: complete beat like TA-RRI-TA-PAM-PAM (steps 1-5) and later and incomplet one with TA-RRI-TA-PI-TA sounds (steps 6 to 10).

Later we continue with the traditional: RRI-TA-RRI-TA-PI-TA-RRI-TA-RRI-TA-PI-TA (steps 11-16).

After that, we play: RRI-TA-RRI-TA-PI-TA-RRI-TA-RRI-TA-PI-TA (steps 11 to 16).

Instructions courtesy of Filigrana castanets. Translation: Tamara Flamenco

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Paloma V. on 11/05/2017Encantadisima, son lo q buscaba.
Relación calidad precio
Silvia T. on 11/14/2017Estoy muy contenta con el producto.
Elegante y original
Raquel C. on 12/15/2017Es estupenda!!!
Funda castañuelas
Carolina R. on 03/18/2018Las fundas son ideales, cosido, color, tamaño..
Utiles y bonitas
Celia P. on 01/03/2019Muy vistosa y bonita, estupenda para guardar cualquier tipo de castañuelas.
Muy atentos!
borja j. on 01/04/2019Me llego el pedido en perfecto estado y muy atentos para que me llegara a tiempo para estos días. Además, la chica muy maja ayudándome con la compra. Un 10!
Dana S. on 05/09/2019Estoy encantada con la compra que hice.La realice a traves de la página web,me contestaron enseguida,me atendieron muy amablemente y de manera muy profesional. 100% recomendable.
On line
Ana Maria C. on 11/28/2019El envío fue muy rápido. Y el artículo era tal y como venía en la página web descrito.
Mercedes C. on 08/12/2020Me ha gustado mucho la funda de las castañuelas, el material y la terminación. Perfecta!!!!!!
Funda castañuelas
M Angeles F. on 03/15/2021Perfectas y muy bonita
ISABEL C. on 03/03/2022Mi experiencia ha sido muy buena
Muy bonita
Elena E. on 01/09/2023Muy bonita y súper bien confeccionada

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