- Body length : 111.8 cm
- Body width :
- Upper : 50.8 cm
- Lower : 71.0 cm
- Ribs width :
- Upper : 16.0 cm
- Lower : 23.0 cm
- Length string : 413/4"
The back, ribs and neck are made of curly maple from the Balkans. The top is from European spruce.
The removable neck is adjustable © Lamario.
The tailpiece, the fingerboard and capos of the extension are made of ebony.
The F are personalized with a bird's head singer.
The top of the back has a bird Simurgh: mythological symbol of civilization in Persia Sassanian era (between 224-651 AD.) considered the golden age of Iran. Appears on each side, clouds in the Persian style. The top button is inspired by Persian architecture.
The scroll was inspired by how the spirals Persian clouds are drawn. It features an independent double spiral uniting around the button. The back of the peg box is inspired by the inside architecture of the bazaar of Tabriz and turns into long waves. The lower back of the peg box is the same shape as the button.
They are fast wind-up tuning pegs and allow for rapid winding strings. The shape is the same as the top of the button background.
Capos are inspired by Persian clouds.
It has reversed flames to insert the strings and ends is inspired by the top of the back
Simurgh appeared in Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy XI Square Enix as an enemy. It is also a monster in the card game Yu-Gi-Oh. He also appears in the film Azur and Asmar.
In Dungeons and Dragons, the Senmurv appear in the Fiend Folio edition 3 (released in 2003). They resemble bipedal colored dogs provided with a pair of wings.
Photograph: Jean Fitzgerald