Violin Strings

Both the core material and the wrapping shape the sound of a string and thus of the instrument. Steel strings are characterized by a powerful sound, silver wrapping, for example, ensures a warmer sound. Gut strings are valued primarily for their warmth and the ability to modulate their sound. Plastic or synthetic strings are available in different tonal characteristics. The bandwidth ranges from a powerful, brilliant sound spectrum to a tonal approximation of the gut string.