Which kind of stainless steel is right for me?

The question Many handpan enthusiasts are asking this question – what is the difference between 1.0mm vs 1.25mm steel and what are the benefits for each?How would I know which one to choose for my handpan? In this article we will do our best to give our point of view on this topic. We will […]

How to record a Pantam with Thomas Ben-Tov

a man sitting in a recording studio

In this blog post we set down with our long time friend, Pantam player, Pantam stand maker and sound engineer – Thomas Ben Tov. Thomas is our go to guy when it comes to recording our Pantams.He is well known in the Pantams and Handpans world, and have recorded and mixed some of the top […]

The Handpan / Hang history

Yishama Pantam - C#\D\E Minor 12

Today we can find several names which define the same instrument – ‘Hang’, ‘Handpan’, ‘Pantam’, ‘Hang drum’ and many others. In this article we will take a look at the history of these names and the actual physical and sound differences between them. The ‘Hang’ – Switzerland, 1999 In 1999, the Swiss percussionist Reto Weber […]

Taking care of your pantam

Finishing to create an Yishama pantam

Taking care of your Pantam is very important, here are the guide lines for a proper care of your instrument.