Our Semsemia is an Egyptian harp with decorative inlay. This instrument has 7 steel strings and a movable bridge. It can be tuned from C below Middle to Middle C (C3 - C4).
There is no right or wrong tuning. Start tuning low and then choose a range that fits your vocals.
This harp is approximately 25 inches long overall, the sound box is 10 inches in diameter and 3 inches deep. The arm is approximately 18 inches wide.
This instrument is of tourist quality, the fit and finish are quite crude and rustic looking.
Decorations and shape may differ from photo. Irregular finish.
Actual weight of the harp is approximately 2.55 lbs.
Made in Egypt.
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.