Category Archives: Violins

A Stradivari initially takes up the models of Amati from which he later diversities thus presenting some of his own peculiarities. His instruments are today considered a point of reference in the history of the violin. The images bilow represent various phases of the work of a Stradivari model and the finished instrument.

Testore was an italian luthier who lived until the beginning of the XVIII century. His style was influenced by the main luthier active in Milano, Giovanni Grancino whose violins stand out for their excellent workmanship, low curvature and super sound. The production was then continued by Testore’s sons.