Mohammed Waseem surbahar
decoration ~ tun wood
From one of the
premier instrument makers in Miraj, Waseem is by far
the best carver and designer in India. This type of
work has not been seen since the legendary Kanai Lal
& Brother instruments.
wood, single piece Miraj gourd. Natural bridges with
modern phulia. Finish is shellac and pegs are
hardwood. Top tumbi is quite large. Full decoration
carving with beautiful inlays and hollowed carved
headstock. Langot is carved wood with main strings
mounted tanpura style.
resonant with good sympathetic response, more on the
open side. Waseems bodies are easy to handle and not
too heavy. Secondary and final
fitting done here at the edge of the world by yours
Waseem for a very long time and happy to now be
offering his instruments. We visit up to twice yearly and are in
constant touch, the instruments are a nice
combination of both of our skills together!
instruments are each unique so there are no carbon
copies although a nearly exact model can be ordered
Air shipped (always) and fiberglass
cases included, shipping will vary depending on your
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