These beautiful high grade orchestral models are all hand carved by the skilled luthiers in the Stentor workshop. In contrast to their entry level instruments the Arcadias are crafted from hand selected, highly figured tonewoods and come with high quality ebony accessories. The marriage of woods and craftsmanship in these instruments really makes them stand out aesthetically the upgraded fittings mean they will stand the test of time.
Ebony is traditionally the choice of wood for professional grade instruments due to its increased hardness and it definitely make a difference to the functionality of the instrument. Ebony fingerboards and pegs are more resistant to indentation from the strings and compression in the peg box aiding tuning