Turkish oud with classic tear drop shape and bowl bottom. The Turkish oud is played in traditional Turkish and Mediterranean music and is known for producing a powerful, resonating sound. This model features a black stained and mahogany wooden body and neck with a beautiful shiny finish. Please note: The decorations can vary from those photographed. Alternating black stained and mahogany veneer with a shiny finish covering a spruce core with a mahogany fingerboard. Soundboard: The sound board is spruce and has 3 round sound holes with a beautiful lace wood rosette carving covering each one. Includes a black painted wooden pick guard at bottom to help prevent scratching the sound board. Strings: There are 5 courses of 2 strings and 1 single string, making a total of 11 strings.SPECIAL NOTE; No Warranty on Strings: . Features: Classic tear-drop shape Soft case lightly padded, pick and owner’s guide Decorations can vary from those photographed Item overall: 32″ L x 8″ H x 14.5″ W Body/Bowl: 19″ L x 7.5″ H x 14.5″ W 21 staves of black stained & mahogany veneer with a shiny finish Tuning Pegs/Levers: 11 wooden pegs & 5 courses of strings Nut: Made from bone. Neck at Nut: 1.5″ W; Nut: 1.5″ W Neck at Body Joint: 2.25″ W Bridge: Black painted beech wood. Strings at Bridge: 3.25″ W Scale Length: 22.5″ Shipped insured Brand New!
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