Oud, Egyptian Mosaic with Gig BagItem #: MD.OUD1N
Oud, Egyptian Mosaic with Nylon Gig Bag. This Mosaic inlayed oud has the classic tear-drop shape. Solid staves are used in the construction of the bowl and neck. The back of the body, neck and peg box are all fully decorated with simulated Mother of Pearl inlay. The three sound holes on the soundboard are rimmed by simulated Mother of Pearl inlay. Decorative patterns will vary. Beautifully adorned, this oud has twelve strings in six courses (nylon and nylon wound). The soundboard has a light finish. The nut to bridge measures approximately 24 inches. Over all dimensions are approximately 32 x 15 x 8 inches. Includes nylon gig bag with pick.
SPECIAL NOTE; No Warranty on Strings:
Whether you purchase an instrument on-line or in a neighborhood store, manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. Your instrument has completed a long journey to your home. During this time the strings WILL oxidize and this may shorten their life expectancy and may reduce their sound quality. On occasion instruments may arrive with a broken string, therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing your strings as soon as it arrives. Learning to change strings should be the first lesson learned when embarking on the journey of playing a new instrument.