They are ornamented traditionally with fingerboard/tailpiece inlays made of bone or mother of pearl and ink "rosing" on the instrument body. Rosing is done with an ink pen to make those black designs that embellish the fiddle, unique to Hardangers. A Hardanger fiddle was used in soundtracks of Lord of the Rings. Imagine owning one of your own. There is a label placed inside the instrument by the luthier stating it was crafted by him and Mr.
This is a USA-made Hardanger fiddle with an interesting dragon Lion? Has traditional ink "rosing" ornamentation on the body and decorative inlays on the fingerboard and tailpiece. 10.5 weight Hardanger fiddle strings (4 upper, 4 sympathetic).
No bow or chin rest is included. Lanetary tuning pegs were added for ease of tuning.Non-smoking environment, never taken outdoors. I enjoyed playing this fiddle, has a nice full sound.
Hardanger fiddles are extremely rare. They can easily cost several thousand dollars new. Antique ones might cost a few thousand unrestored, then you have to find a Luthier who specializes in repairing them, costing you even more.
If you want one right away and one made in 2020 at a reasonable price, here is your chance. Would make a wonderful decorative piece for home/office even if you don't play a fiddle. Maybe you're a Lord of the Rings fan and would like this as a conversation piece. Comes in a big box. The item "Hardanger Fiddle Exquisite, One-Of-A-Kind, USA Made" is in sale since Monday, January 11, 2021.This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins". The seller is "spongella" and is located in Ringoes, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.