The Jay Haide a l'Ancienne Violin has been designed for the advanced student and professional who needs an instrument that will compliment and enhance their artistic style. The a l'Ancienne instruments are crafted by senior Chinese makers with finer quality aged wood and are designed for the musician that requires the best tone quality.
This particular model emulates the Guarneri style.åÊBartolomeo Giuseppe GuarneriåÊ(del GesÌ_) has been called the greatest violinmaker of all time.åÊHis instruments deviated significantly from Guarneri family tradition, becoming uniquely his own style, and are considered second in quality only to those of Stradivari, and argued by some to be superior.
These a l'Ancienne violins are hand-made of quality seasoned maple and spruce and are carefully antiqued with a beautiful varnish. The Guarneri model is only available in 4/4 size.