Another fact that demonstrates its importance is the fact that the builders of instruments from this period are known by the French voice of luthier (luth = lute), although curiously in Spain was used the term violero.
Own design based on Hans Frei’s originals. 9 staves body in Walnut, Maple, Cherry or Cypress. European spruce top. Ebony, Pearwood, Olive or Boxwood fingerboard and pegs. Pearwood Bridge. Rosette carved directly into the top. Finished with shellac but waxed top. String length: 600 mm.