Banjira Deluxe Saraswati Veena With Gig Bag
Highly decorative veena with a carved and painted dragon head on the pegbox. This veena has 7 strings and 7 tuning pegs. It also has a lower and upper toomba (upper toomba is also considered a gourd) that act as resonating chambers for sound. The Saraswati veena takes its name from the four-armed Goddess of knowledge and the arts. The Goddess Saraswati is represented as sitting on a lotus and with 2 of her hands she plays the veena. The Sanskrit word sara means "essence" and swa means "self." Thus Saraswati means "the essence of the self." Order includes padded gig bag. Special delivery required. Decorations may vary.
Product codes ending in "-1(S)" or "-2(S)" are blemished. These products are new and unused with superficial blemishes that may include, blisters in the finish, scratches, dents, stains, discoloration, rust or pitting on metals, imperfect glazes, non-structural repairs such as putty in nail holes, or other surface marks.
"-1(S)" product has minor blemishes and "-2(S)" product has moderate blemishes and/or minor repairs. The irregularity does not affect the playability or sound quality of the instrument.
Product codes ending in "-3(S)" and "-4(S)" are also new and unused, but came to manufacturer needing repairs. If it's a "-3(S)," the product has been repaired, but if it's a "-4(S)," it will still require significant repairs when received by the customer.
Product codes ending in "PROP" are unable to be played and are for display purposes only.
SPECIAL NOTE ON STRINGS:
There is no warranty on strings. Manufacturers recommend that you change the strings on your instrument as soon as you receive it. Your instrument has completed a long journey before it ever begins the final leg to your home. During this time the elements affect the strings and may shorten their lifespan. It occasionally happens that a string will fail during that final leg of the journey. Therefore, it is recommended that you purchase a replacement set of strings and consider changing your strings soon after it arrives. If you are a student you may want to change your strings every 3-4 months. If you are a rock star you may need to change your strings every week. If you store your instrument, you should consider changing the strings when you pick it up again.
For safety during shipping, the manufacturer don't tune the instruments before sending them to customers.