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Castanet Guide

The following sizes are available at Castañuelas del sur:

Semi-professional range (Amateur & Concert)
Nº 4  Medium (+ 8 years)
Nº 6  Small

Professional range
Nº 3  Large
Nº 5  Medium
Nº 7  Small

Although choosing a size is something rather personal, we have included an example that may help you when choosing your size.

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Measure from point A to point B.

Measure A-B      Semi-profesSional Castanet     Professional Castanet 
More than 9 cm Size 4 Size 3
Between 7 and 9 cm       Size 4 Size 5
Less than 7 cm Size 6 Size 7

 

As a general rule in the professional range, we recommend size 3 for men and size 5 for women.

In the professional range, the castanet measurements vary depending on the design (see tables) and you should also remember that as they are handmade products, the measurement could vary by a millimetre or so.

Amateur & Concert

Size

height x width (cms.)

4

8.6 x 6.9

6

7.8 x 6.3

 

Professional

Size

height x width (cms.)

3

9.6 x 7.5

5

9.2 x 7

7

8.5 x 6

 

Special Teachers

Talla

height x width (cms.)

3

9.6 x 7.3

5

9.2 x 6.9

7

8.7 x 6.5

 

Capricho

Size

height x width (cms.)

3

9.3 x 7.5

5

9 x 7.1

7

8.4 x 6.8

 

Castanet

Size

alto x ancho (cms.)

3

9.4 x 8.4

5

8.5 x 7.6