Traditional instrument from Georgia in the Caucasus. Also played in some neighbouring countries and regions. The larger, unfretted Chonguri with half string is also available on request.
Scale length: 50cm.
German/Alpine Spruce, European Ash, Dark Meranti, Swiss Pear, Ovangkol, Wych Elm, Sapele, Silver Birch, Boxwood. Other wood choices available.
Back view from end of body.
Front view from pegbox.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played. Playing by Jo Dusepo.