The extremely rare and endangered Belikan Saribas was never a dominant instrument amongst the Iban as percussion instruments such as gongs were more commonly played .
Owned by Dato Seri Edmund Langgu for over 30 years, this two stringer fretless belikan was made by Kilat Anak Indam of Sg. Kelampai longhouse.
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