The ARS Music advanced Violin is hand crafted in Luby, Czech Republic. Model 028 is for the most advanced students.It is richly shaded, smart chestnut brown. Its accessories are made from slected, finely polished ebony and decorated with a Parisian eye. These instuments are fitted with Thomastik Dominant strings and a Teller No. 42 EBV bridge with a V-shaped ebony insert. In addition, model 028 has a beautifully flamed back; sides, neck and top made from selected resonant spruce.