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Emeralds on Kazumarba
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"Emeralds On Kazumarba"

I like to use emerald fretmarkers, finely cut and set in a jeweler's bezel. This particular instrument was crafted from a native Sumatran hardwood described to me as "Kazumarba".

I know nothing more about it as I built the piece out of shipping crates kept as family heirlooms. Fourteen crates were built to ship home the belongings of a Christian Missionary from Sumatra sixty years ago.

The wood resembles mahogany but weighs more than rosewood. This is just another example of what I am prepared to go through to build the instrument you always wanted.