Double animal heads perch atop two large carved toombas of identical size. It has 7 strings: 4 main strings and 3 chikari strings. The Rudra Veena has a long tubular wooden body on which twenty-four brass-fitted raised wooden frets are fixed.
The mythical animals will vary from instrument to instrument.
Approximately 54" in length.
Actual instrument weight is approximately 14.2 lbs.
Made in India.
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SPECIAL NOTE - No Warranty on Strings: Manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. During the long journey to your home the elements affect the strings and may shorten their life expectancy and reduce their sound quality. On occasion, a string may fail during this trip; therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing them as soon as possible. Learning to change strings should be the first lesson learned when embarking on the journey of playing a new instrument.