Strings by Instrument
Strings by Instrument:
I provide plain and twisted strings for a variety of period wire-strung instruments, especially (but not exclusively) the ones listed below.
Each of these instruments have slightly different stringing styles. To help you navigate the differences and better understand some of the historical source information, I have created separate pages for each instrument. Click on the link below or use the link from the site menu.
NOTE: Not all of these pages are active yet, so if you are unable to click a link, please be patient. If there is a particular instrument not listed that you would like to have listed, please contact me.
Ceterone (16th / 17th century)
Orpharion & bandora (16th / 17th century)
Cithrinchen (17th / 18th century)
Corsican cetera (17th / 18th century)
Chitarra battente (17th / 18th century)
English guittar / cetra (18th century)
Cistre / Guitthare Allemande / Arch-cistre (18th century)
Neapolitan mandolin (18th century)
Fairy bells (18th / 19th century)
Clavichord and other early keyboards (16th / 17th / 18th century)