The Hammered Dulcimer has a beautiful, rich, full sound and has been used throughout the world for many centuries, originating in the Middle East. Firstly, the name originates from the Latin word dulcis and the Greek word melos, which translates to “Sweet Tune.”
Item overall: 32″ L x 3.75″ H x 12″ W
Body: The bottom of instrument is made of multi-layered Rosewood with opening in back. Moreover, the sides are made out of genuine Rosewood.
Soundboard:The soundboard crafted from light colored hardwood, species may vary from image and includes 1 sound hole with a Rosewood rosette covering it. So, The rosette features an intricate vine and leaf pattern.
Nut: There are 2 Rosewood nuts
Tuning Pegs/ Levers: Includes 19 metal tuning pegs threaded into body.
End Pegs: There are 19 metal end pegs located opposite the tuning pegs.
Bridge: The Rosewood bridges have color coded saddles on top that help make instrument easier to play. For the recommended tuning, the distance from the left nut to the 1st bridge at top should be .6″ (16 mm). The distance from the left nut to the 1st bridge at bottom should be .98″ (24.9 mm). So, Please see owner’s guide for visual.
Tuning: Lastly The recommended tuning is Traditional Fifth Interval, see tuning chart in Owner’s Guide.
Moreover, A tuning tool and extra string set are included. Gig bag sold separately.
We can manufacture these Hammered Dulcimer in other various woods which customer chooses. Please contact and check with us for the woods available.