Artista Instruments

Individually Handcrafted

One Of A Kind Instruments

The Artista and Old Master instruments are truly some of the best instruments on the market today.  They reflect the superior craftsmanship of the old world.  Many are played by professional musicians and symphony players around the globe  Each instrument is hand-made by one individual master builder.  The line begins with solid woods that are air dried 10 + years (level 1) increasing to woods that are over 100 years air dried (Level 8) offering tones that are complex, pure, warm and rich.

Each instrument in this line offers:

  • Individually handcrafted an individual master builder
  • 10 year to 100+ year air dried seasoned woods
  • Final assembly and adjustments done in the U.S.
  • All instruments are full size only
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Violins

av1

AV1

Individually handcrafted 4/4 violin featuring:

  • CLEAR COMPLEX TONE
  • End to end U.S. technical work
  • Individually Handcrafted
  • Fully carved 10 year air dried solid woods with figured maple with inlaid purfiling
  • Full ebony fingerboards, fittings and tailpiece
  • Hand applied spirit varnish
  • Exclusive antiquing process improving tone and appearance
  • Final assembly and adjustments done in the U.S.
  • Artista synthetic gut core strings
  • Oblong light weight case
  • Pernambuco full lined bow
  • MSRP $2,995

(Image is representative only. Due to the nature of a handcrafted instrument, appearances will vary)


 

AV2

  • Artisan Level 2 Handmade Violin
  • Clear complex tone
  • End to end U.S. technical work
  • Individually Handcrafted
  • Fully carved 10 year air dried solid woods with figured maple with inlaid purfiling
  • Full ebony fingerboards, fittings and tailpiece
  • Hand applied spirit varnish
  • Exclusive antiquing process improving tone and appearance
  • Final assembly and adjustments done in the U.S.
  • Artista synthetic gut core strings
  • Oblong light weight case
  • Pernambuco full lined bow
  • MSRP- $3,995

AV3

  • Artisan Level 3 Handmade Violin
  • Clear complex tone
  • End to end U.S. technical work
  • Individually Handcrafted
  • Fully carved 10 year air dried solid woods with figured maple with inlaid purfiling
  • Full ebony fingerboards, fittings and tailpiece
  • Hand applied spirit varnish
  • Exclusive antiquing process improving tone and appearance
  • Final assembly and adjustments done in the U.S.
  • Artista synthetic gut core strings
  • Oblong light weight case
  • Pernambuco full lined bow
  • MSRP- $4,995.00

AV4

  • Artisan Level 4 Handmade Violin
  • Clear complex tone
  • End to end U.S. technical work
  • Individually Handcrafted
  • Fully carved 10 year air dried solid woods with figured maple with inlaid purfiling
  • Full ebony fingerboards, fittings and tailpiece
  • Hand applied spirit varnish
  • Exclusive antiquing process improving tone and appearance
  • Final assembly and adjustments done in the U.S.
  • Artista synthetic gut core strings
  • Oblong light weight case
  • Pernambuco full lined bow
  • MSRP- $5,995.00

AV5

  • Artisan Level 5 Handmade Violin
  • Clear complex tone
  • End to end U.S. technical work
  • Individually Handcrafted
  • Fully carved 10 year air dried solid woods with figured maple with inlaid purfiling
  • Full ebony fingerboards, fittings and tailpiece
  • Hand applied spirit varnish
  • Exclusive antiquing process improving tone and appearance
  • Final assembly and adjustments done in the U.S.
  • Artista synthetic gut core strings
  • Oblong light weight case
  • Pernambuco full lined bow
  • MSRP- $6,995.00

AV6

  • Artisan Level 6 Handmade Violin
  • Clear complex tone
  • End to end U.S. technical work
  • Individually Handcrafted
  • Fully carved 10 year air dried solid woods with figured maple with inlaid purfiling
  • Full ebony fingerboards, fittings and tailpiece
  • Hand applied spirit varnish
  • Exclusive antiquing process improving tone and appearance
  • Final assembly and adjustments done in the U.S.
  • Artista synthetic gut core strings
  • Oblong light weight case
  • Pernambuco full lined bow
  • MSRP- $7,995.00

AV7

  • Artisan Level 7 Handmade Violin
  • Clear complex tone
  • End to end U.S. technical work
  • Individually Handcrafted
  • Fully carved 10 year air dried solid woods with figured maple with inlaid purfiling
  • Full ebony fingerboards, fittings and tailpiece
  • Hand applied spirit varnish
  • Exclusive antiquing process improving tone and appearance
  • Final assembly and adjustments done in the U.S.
  • Artista synthetic gut core strings
  • Oblong light weight case
  • Pernambuco full lined bow
  • MSRP- $9,995.00

AV8

  • Artisan Level 8 Handmade Violin
  • Clear complex tone
  • End to end U.S. technical work
  • Individually Handcrafted
  • Fully carved 10 year air dried solid woods with figured maple with inlaid purfiling
  • Full ebony fingerboards, fittings and tailpiece
  • Hand applied spirit varnish
  • Exclusive antiquing process improving tone and appearance
  • Final assembly and adjustments done in the U.S.
  • Artista synthetic gut core strings
  • Oblong light weight case
  • Pernambuco full lined bow
  • MSRP- $15,995.00

 


Violas

AA1

Level 1 Artisan Crafted Viola

MSRP- $3,995.00

AA2

Level 2 Artisan Crafted Viola

MSRP- $5,995.00

AA3

Level 3 Artisan Crafted Viola

MSRP- $7,995.00

AA4

Level 4 Artisan Crafted Viola

MSRP- $9,995.00


Cellos

AC1

Level 1 Artisan Crafted Cello

MSRP- $9,995.00

AC2

Level 2 Artisan Crafted Cello

MSRP- $11,995.00

AC3

Level 3 Artisan Crafted Cello

MSRP- $14,995.00

AC4

Level 4 Artisan Crafted Cello

MSRP- $19,995.00

AC5

Level 5 Artisan Crafted Cello

MSRP- $24,995.00

AC6

Level 6 Artisan Crafted Cello

MSRP- $29,995.00

 


Basses

AB1

Level 1 Artisan Crafted Bass

MSRP- $19,995.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Found at your local music retailer, Amazon and Ebay……..Nominated for the NAMM 2016 "Best In Show" Award