Carolina Series Violin – SOLD APRIL 22, 2023


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The Carolina Series is a Stradivarius model violin made to our specifications and the body is completed in our upstairs workshop. The fittings are hand carved, and the sound post cut to fit. When the instrument is fully strung up to play, we then adjust the post to get the best sound possible. The wood choice is excellent, and the instrument is light in weight. The violin speaks very well even with very little bow pressure. The spruce top is of medium-width straight grain, while the maple back has some outstanding flame or curl. The lines of the violin are crisp and clean which adds to the charm of this instrument. We complete these instruments in 6-8 hours of shop time.

Corpus 357.0 mm., Major Width 207.0 mm., Minor Width 168.0 mm., Rib Height 29.0 mm

The violin has a beautiful clear sound with excellent sustain to the tone. The instrument rings and is responsive, almost a little bold. The sound leans closer to the brighter side. This brilliant top end is clean and crisp – full of energy. The overall sound is Wow! – for the price. The Carolina is a hit here at the shop, a fantastic violin for its paygrade.