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Create Your Instrument

Every instrument can be customized in any possible way: inlays, engraving, initials, coat of arms, decorations with ebony or mother of pearl, gold leaf, gold, silver or precious stones like the ones you see in the photograph.

Where it all begins

My workshop is located in the very center of the heart of Cremona, Stradivari's hometown.

Via Mauro Macchi is a tiny road, which seems a little bit out of time far away from hectic city stress.

distinguished violin making for a lifetime

With more than 30 years of experience and thanks to the collaboration and qualification at the best violin workshops worldwide, Master Edgar Russ has obtained a very high command and expertise in violin making. You will see and hear the perfect harmony of skill and artistic sensibility in all works. His violin, viola, cello and double bass are well known around the world. Their value increases over time, making Edgar Russ a distinguished Master violin maker.

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Master's Secrets

The Upper Nut

The Upper Nut

Before focusing on details commonly known by most makers and musicians, I would like to catch your attention on an apparently insignificant part of...

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The perfect String Height

The perfect String Height

The string height makes part of the sound adjustment since it interferes directly with the angle of the strings over the bridge. But besides this ...

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Tailpiece Distance

Tailpiece Distance

The correct ideal Tailpiece distance is also a fundamental part of your instrument. If it is too short it would act like a backpack while you are t...

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