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Gamut Tricolore Violin Strings

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Gamut Tricolore Violin Strings

This is a classic set of Tricolore strings as used by Jascha Heifetz.

    It is made up of:

  • Goldbrokat Violin e-1 Steel / Loop or Ball end
  • Tricolore plain gut or aluminium on gut a-2 with loop and washer
  • Tricolore plain gut or aluminium on gut d-3 with loop and washer
  • Tricolore violin G-4 gut/silver

The set is available in Light, Medium and Heavy gauges, the Goldbrokat e is available as medium and heavy only. Standard set comprises G silver on gut, D plain gut, A plain gut and E steel ball.

Tricolore Violin String Tensions

This table shows the tensions that result from the Tricolore gauges available for the violin. The string length is assumed to be about 33cm and the pitch standard is assumed to be a-440. If the string length on your instrument is a little longer, then the tension will be a little more.  If the string length on your instrument is a little shorter, then the tension will be a little less.  You can use this table to find out what sort of tension will result when using these strings on your instrument.

If you have any questions about string tensions that are not answered here, please e-mail:

Gauge Diameter Tension
in mm in Kg

Goldbrokat violin e-1 steel

Medium .26 7.8

Goldbrokat violin e-1 steel

Heavy .27 8.8
Violin a-2 gut
Light .76 4.9
Medium .78 5.2
Heavy .80 5.4

Violin a-2 gut/aluminum


.68 4.9
Medium .69 5.2
Heavy .70 5.4
Violin d-3 gut
Light 1.04 4.1
Medium 1.06 4.3
Heavy 1.08 4.4
Violin d-3 gut/aluminum
Light .86 4.1
Medium .87 4.3
Heavy .88 4.4

Violin G-4 gut/silver

Light .80 3.9


.82 4.1



Additional information

Weight 0.002 kg
Dimensions 12 × 10 × 0.2 cm

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1 review

  1. Robin Gillan (verified owner)

    Purchased the med guage wound d violin string . Like all gut strings it took a while to settle but fairly stable after a couple of days .
    The tone and volume are superb.
    In my opinion superior to all the other well known brands more bite and colour . Couldn’t ask for more . Have yet to test longevity

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