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Ayahaberu 9-string Okinawan wood "Sakura" Builders Select

Ayahaberu 9-string Okinawan wood "Sakura" Builders Select

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Small pentatonic lyre, Ayahaberu 9-string Okinawan wood

It is made from precious Okinawan wood.

It's compact but has a great sound.

Recommended for first time harps.

Pentatonic/Steel string/9 string

Range: a'-g'-e'-d'-baged

Size: 320*210mm

Weight: Approx. 700g

Material: Cherry wood from Okinawa

Accessories: L-shaped tuner, booklet with guidelines "The Story of the Harp",

Paper case

All of the strings are original, handmade pieces made at Teruru Uta's woodworking studio.

Series: Builder's select

Builder Teruyuki Takara fell in love with this rare wood and has been leaving it for over 10 years to release this lyre as a Builder's Select. Teruru Uta Woodworking Studio is a one-stop manufacturer that builds musical instruments from a single piece of wood. *Build means to build or construct. The number of Ayahaberu 9-string lyres produced is limited. For those who want to find their own original lyre.

*About cherry trees

This tree is Okinawa's "Hikanzakura." Cherry wood is a light pink color. When carving it, it gives off a fragrant scent similar to sakura mochi (cherry rice cakes). Cherry is moisture-resistant, fine-grained, and sturdy, and has long been used to make molds for Japanese sweets and woodblock prints for ukiyo-e. There are not many large trees that can be used to make musical instruments, but this tree has been watching over the children of an elementary school in northern Okinawa for over 100 years. It was cut down when the school was consolidated, and by chance it came to the workshop.

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