Strings, cases, stands and other accessories for Kanun instrument
Kanun is a string instrument commonly used in the Middle East and North Africa. Its name comes from the Arabic word 'law' which means 'law and rule'. The known history of the instrument of qanun, BC. It dates back to the 19th century. The oldest known law was found in the city of Assyrians called Nimrud.
It is a reed with 24 or 27 frets. 3 strings resonate the sound on each fret. This structure is similar to the sound system of the harpsichord. Its strings are made of nylon strings specially produced for musical instruments. In its early stages, beam wires made of intestines were used instead of nylon wire.
The chest board is mostly made of sycamore wood, the bottom base is made of linden or compressed plywood, the augerboard is made of linden, a soft wood, and the augers are made of hardwoods such as rose, boxwood or ebony. Each fret consisting of three strings has pegs that can adjust sharp, flat and coma sounds.