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.
Pandit Shivkumar Sharma
With Zakir Hussain
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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).
Indian Santoor Music
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.
Shop for Santoor Gifts
We’ve created more than 2,000 products for string musicians and fans. Some of our best santoor gifts are shared on this page, along with our top picks from other designers. Click on the banner to view the complete String Kings Music Santoor collection.
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.
I Love Santoor Double Bass Clef Heart
Share your love for the santoor. Mirror image bass clef heart designs are available for both santoor players and enthusiasts.
Easily Distracted by Santoor Players
Here are some designs for animal lovers who are easily distracted by the sound of santoor players. Choose from playful cats and dogs in a variety of styles, colors, and sizes for the whole family.
If I Can’t Bring My Santoor, You Won’t See Me
Invite me, invite my santoor. That’s the way it is for any musician who loves to play this exotic string instrument.
The Coolest People on Earth are Santoor Players
Who are the coolest people on earth? Santoor players, of course! Spread the word about this cool string instrument. Makes a great gift for any music student, music teacher, or santoorist.
Santoor trucker hats are available in eleven color choices. Hats feature a 100% polyester foam front and a 100% nylon mesh back to keep you cool. Trucker hats are adjustable from 17 to 24 inches.
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.
Santoor Tote Bags
Versatile and durable cotton canvas tote bags are another practical gift idea for musicians. These designs are available in many style and color choices to please any santoor player or enthusiast.
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.
What is a Santoor?
Pandit Shivkumar Sharma
Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and Ustad Zakir Hussain live in concert.
My brother had a house in Paris. To it came many Western classical musicians. These musicians all made the same point: ‘Indian music,’ they said, ‘is beautiful when we hear it with the dancers. On its own, it is repetitious and monotonous.’
The Best Santoor Gifts
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