Romanian made Violin, Fully carved using carpathian tonewoods. Ebony Fitted, Abalone inlay in Pegs, Hand applied golden brown oil varnish. Even tone through out, Clean and powerful above the third position on the G string. Brilliant but not overly bright in the high range of the E string. A great violin for the advancing student. Traditionally made which produces a quality instrument that will sound better and better through the years. A European Instrument at a low price and an unbeatable value. Comes with Dominant A, D, G, and Pirastro Wondertone E strings. 4/4 and 3/4 sizes only.