Strings – 269 items
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String Instruments at the Early Music Shop

Browse our early string instruments, from lutes to lyres, from harps to hurdy-gurdies… For individual strings and string sets, click here.

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Harp Instrument

The Mitre mini Kinnor harp has 10 nylon strings. Height 16".

Bass Viol Instrument
By Lu-Mi

Lu Mi 6 string bass viol after Richard Meares ca1660 (string length 695mm).

Psaltery Kit

EMS Plucked Psaltery Kit 

Harp Instrument

EMS 8 string knee harp is strung in nylon and has beautiful Celtic interlace carving on both side of the soundbox.


EMS Oud. Played with a plectrum which was traditionally of an eagles quill.

Lyre Instrument

This EMS lyre harp has 10 metal strings. Made from solid beech wood with a solid spruce soundboard.

Harp Instrument

EMS 17 String Knee Harp

The EMS soprano rebec is an excellent 3 string instrument based on several historic patterns.