Introduce someone to the sound of the santoor, one of the oldest instruments in the world with origins in the Middle East. We’re looking for the best gifts to make your shopping experience easy and fun. Choose from Persian and Indian music, T-shirts, cooking aprons, trucker hats, posters, cotton canvas tote bags, refrigerator magnets, ceramic coffee and stainless steel commuter mugs, colorful buttons, and more unique santoor gifts.
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Music is a wonderful gift to give yourself. Even if you’re unfamiliar with Persian or Indian music, you’re going to love the exotic sound of the santoor.
Persian Santoor Music
Tehran-born Hossein Farjami is a highly respected musician. On his instrumental albums, Iranian folk song melodies are played on the santoor, accompanied by two drums, the dombak (goblet drum) and the daf (frame drum).
Shivkumar Sharma began training as a vocalist and tabla player at the age of five. At thirteen he began an intensive study of the santoor at the behest of his father. Firmly established as a master instrumentalist, he is credited as the first musician to play Indian classical music on the santoor.
Celebrate the exotic santoor string instrument with a practical shirt gift. The possibilities are endless with these shirt designs. Choose from a wide variety of styles and colors in sizes for all age groups. Click on any design to see what’s available.
Here’s one of our favorite inexpensive and practical gift ideas for santoor players. Refrigerator magnets always come in handy. Standard size square magnets measure 2 by 2 inches. Designs are printed on 100% recycled paper. Scratch and UV-resistant Mylar keeps magnets looking fresh and new for years.
Classic cotton-poly twill blend aprons are another of our top picks for practical santoor gifts. Choose from several style and color options. Spacious front pockets hold plenty of utensils and cooking tools. Aprons are machine washable and proudly made in the U.S.A.
Mugs are a practical gift that can be used every day. These coffee mugs feature full designs that surround the surface. If you click on any image, you’ll be able to see the design from different views. There are many other sizes, styles, and colors to choose from. Stick with these styles, or customize to create the perfect mug gift.
Looking for cheap santoor gifts? Buttons are an inexpensive yet fun gift for music lovers to wear. These standard size square buttons measure 2 inches by 2 inches. Designs are printed on 100% recycled paper and covered with scratch and UV-resistant Mylar. On some styles you can even change the background color for a customized button gift.
One of the most popular santoor gifts is a set of playing cards. Each comes packaged in a cardboard box for easy gifting. Poker size cards measure 2.5 by 3.5 inches, with 52 playing cards and 2 jokers per deck. Click on any design to see the available options. Standard cards are printed on smooth card stock, and premium quality Bicycle playing cards are printed on durable semi-gloss card stock.