Around 1950, Danish cellist Jarl Hansen wanted more from his cello than gut strings could provide. As a member of the Royal Danish Opera Orchestra he became increasingly interested in string quality and sound, and for years he experimented in his spare time – until 1956, when he was ready to start his own company, Jargar Strings.
Jargar Cello strings are made from a very flexible steel core and produce a big, powerful, distinct and well-balanced tone.
They are the result of nearly 60 years tradition of hand made cello strings developed by cellists for cellists.
The Jargar Classic strings produce a warm and powerful tone. Their playability, sound qualities and durability have made them the perfect choice for both amateurs and professionals.
Materials for All Strings:
- A string: Chrome alloy over steel
- D string: Chrome alloy over steel
- G string: Chrome alloy over steel or Silver wound
- C string: Chrome alloy over steel or Silver wound
Size: Full Size Only
- Dolce: Light
- Medium (Recommended)
- Forte (Heavy)
About Jargar Strings:
What Jarl Hansen developed was a steel core based string, wound with thin threads of pure or alloyed metal. These new strings had a warm and brilliant tone and greater stability, durability and strength than gut strings. These qualities quickly made Jargar strings highly popular throughout the classical music world and still Jargar provides musicians around the world with handmade, powerful and uniquely responsive strings.
Fiddlershop is a small family-owned business located in South Florida. Since 2012 we have been serving the string community with quality instruments and accessories. We believe that music and instruments should be accessible to everyone at a price they can afford.