Ritual objects, toys,
musical instruments ,
folk art...

the sound of the clay whistle has been an enlivening aspect of daily life for more than 6000 years. Only in the past century has it fallen into disregard.
Now the warblers, cuckoos, and nightingales of the whistlemaker's world are again full of vitality and song as historians, ethnologists, archaeomusicologists , enthusiasts and ceramic collectors rediscover them.

This web site is yours. All are welcome to take part in adding to the knowledge of these objects.

The whistle of the month   Home page  
Musical introduction  The production  
The history  Rites and traditions 
The French whistles  
Clay whistles in Europe  Among the world