Available with round or oval soundholes. Available with or without rosettes. Designed using spectral analysis to bring out extra harmonics and also to have a more comfortable body shape for longer playing.
Scale length: 58.5cm. Also available with scale length of 60cm
German/Alpine Spruce, European Beech, Ovangkol, Silver Birch, , Sonokeling. Other wood choices available.
Side view from back with body made from European Beech and Ovangkol.
Back view of 4 Shahed model ouds. Bodies of [L-R] European Cherry and Sapele, European Ash and European Walnut, European Oak and European Walnut, Ovangkol and European Beech.
Front view of 4 Shahed model ouds.
Front view of Shahed model oud with alternative 'paisley' raqma (pickguard) design.
Front view of Shahed model oud with Spruce soundboard and fingerboard of Ovangkol.
Side view of Shahed model oud with body of European Ash and European Walnut.
A video and sound sample of two of this instrument being played (one with spruce soundboard, one with cedar soundboard). Playing by Yaz Fentazi.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played. Playing by Jo Dusepo.