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(This product is available in stock and is not eligible for exchange or return, please read additional information as pre-order process and T&C policies).


This Shakuhachi GEM series offers a beautiful 侘寂 WABI-SABI gradient color skin. The term Wabi can be understood as simple, elegant and beautiful. On the other hand the term Sabi, meaning deterioration by the passage of time, this model expresses the idea of a worldview based on the beauty of the transience and imperfection of a rustic appearance, through the artistic expression between the coloring technique and the natural staining of bamboo: The simple beauty of the time passing.

Our new generation of practice jinashi shakuhachi offer the internal coating technology of a thin inner layer of non-toxic varnish that protects the instrument and allows for better internal cleaning, preventing pathogens that saliva or other external agents can cause from lodging inside the tube, while preserving its rustic texture that keeps its authentic natural sound, a unique traditional earthy, dirty and bass oriented tone with medium and subdued treble. All-natural body varnished with the unique shades and color of Colombian bamboo. This flute series really offers the naturalness of bamboo  sound in one blowing. Perfect resonance because of the thick bamboo walls.


Select the mouthpiece type

You can customize your flute mouthpiece between a natural blowing edge or our exclusive cutting-edge precision mouthpiece design Ref. Koumori Utaguchi (Singing bat mouth).


Inlaid mouthpiece

Its precision inlay design mouthpiece is unique and designed by Master Zapata. Thanks to this cutting-edge mouthpiece design and accurate tuning, it can effortlessly play three registers (ryo, kan and daikan). The Jiari series is a type of flute made of thick root-end bamboo, with natural balance, perfect and impeccable aesthetics.


The Koumori uta-guchi 蝙蝠歌口 (Singing bat mouth) precision mouthpiece offers a different blowing and sound experience, which you can learn more about below:


Benefits of a Koumori uta-guchi Cutting-edge precision mouthpiece:

  • Its inverted triangular blowing area offers a distinctive timbre to the blow of the air in the inlaid design area.
  • By having a wide mouthpiece design and with a closed but deep circumference, it allows you to accurately obtain notations in its three registers, as well as to play with blowing effects, angles and directions to create different harmonics along its blowing edge.
  • Exclusive design found only in the Zapata sensei flutes.


Customized shipping box Includes: bamboo flute, blowing instructions sheet and fingering notation chart, cloth bag (delivered according to availability, reference photo). The flute stand is sold separately.

( ! ) Reference photos. All of our Shakuhachi flutes in this series are similar in bamboo appearance and aesthetics. The other decorative items shown in the photographs, other than the flute and cloth bag, are not included with the purchase of this product ( ! ).


( ! ) Each Shakuhachi is inspected and handcrafted by the master Ricardo Zapata. Professional bamboo flute instrument of high quality. All the zen flutes are made of selected colombian bamboo and each of them is labeled with the hanko of Ricardo Zapata (logo seal). This instrument has been accurately tuned. Quality audition proof to the owner personally made by Zapata Sensei to demonstrate the tuning and audio perfection for this instrument. ( ! )




Wabi Sabi Gem Series Professional Shakuhachi 2.0C4

PriceFrom $1.300,00
  • Place your pre-order on this product page. The photo of this product is the same item we will send you it is available in stock. All our flutes in this series are very similar and carry the same standard of finish, 100% colombian materials, unique master Zapata's aesthetics and quality workmanship. A video will be recorded and shared with you, demonstrating the performance and quality of the flute we will send you, with photos of the product and the real live sound of the instrument. With your pre-order you accept that this product is not eligible for return or exchange (T&C apply).

    1. Take to the shopping cart your pre-order, read and accept our terms and conditions, privacy policies. And place your order providing your correct shipping address, phone number and full name (at this point your order has not yet been accepted and processed).

    2. Send the following requested documentation within 24 hours through our online chat, without it we will not process your order. After this time and without this information, your order will be canceled and will not be processed:

    2.1 Send your national identity document.
    2.2 Send a picture of you holding the same identity document you are sending us.
    (We request this information for your own safety and ours. We want to know that you are really the person placing the order, that you know our policies, terms and conditions and avoid online fraud).

    3. Make your payment from the payment instructions we will send you. Without this payment 100% credited to our account we will not process your order in our shop. 

    4. Watch the flute audition video when we send it to you and immediately fill out and sign the authorization form stating that you have clearly seen the video and that you agree with the instrument you have heard and seen, in appearance, materials and features, that we are sending to you and that you will receive by quality courier. It is your responsibility to watch this video and manage the document. A second and last communication via email will be sent to you if you ignored the first one, so that you can watch the video and download and sign the document. Once you have read and received it, and if you do not proceed with your management, we take for granted your approval of shipment as it is our priority to meet the delivery times of the ordered product. It is up to you to watch or not the video and sign the form, it is your responsibility and ours to fully comply with the order within the stipulated time.

    5. Your flute is packed and shipped by mail, and you will be sent a tracking link that we can both follow (T&C shipping policy apply). You should be aware that this product may generate taxes when arriving in your country and it is up to you, not us, to pay these applicable taxes. 
    Enjoy your blowing & sound experience with this wonderful instrument. Feel free to contact us through our official channels on this page if you have any questions. We are always willing to answer.

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