This is for the serious, professional player and/or recording artist, who is looking for a hammered dulcimer with the purest tone and best tonal balance available today.



2/19/18/9 Bridge Configuration—4.5 octaves (3 5 Chromatic)

Asymmetrical Body (Vertical Treble Bridge, closer Bass Bridge)

Tapered Variable Gradient Density Soundboard

(Sitka Spruce over Mahogany or Mahogany over Spruce)

Dark  stained Soundboard

Laminated East Indian Rosewood End Rails

Tulip Poplar Inner Rail

Solid Northern Rock Maple Pin Blocks

Solid Tulip Poplar Back

Bolivian Rosewood Bridges inlaid with Curly Maple and Purpleheart

Triple Spline Finger Joints at Bass Chamber

Double Spline Finger Joints at Treble Chamber

Tapered Pin Blocks

Spruce/Pine with Brazillian Tulipwood Inserts Lateral Structural Bracing

Solid African Bubinga Soundboard Support/Tone Truss

Solid Sitka Spruce Soundboard Struts

Signature JRS Double Soundhole Rosettes 

Standard JRS Corner Scrolls

17 Graduated String Gauges

Nitrocellulose Hand Rubbed Finish

Individually “Voiced”

Signed and Sealed Document of Origin and Authenticity

2017 JRS Concertmaster