Based on A. Stradivari 1716.
In 2021 Stepan has been acknowledged as a Master Artisan by the Michelangelo Foundation meeting all 11 criteria for excellence in craftsmanship.
A graduate of the Newark School of Violin Making in 1986, Stepan has worked in the United Kingdom, Japan, Belgium and Greece.
From his workshop in Cyprus, he has established the highest reputation as a violin maker with an international clientele. With over 35 years of experience, he successfully recreates a variety of models based on classical Italian makers. “I focus on perfection and never compromise any aspects in making a violin; for example, selecting the tonewood, accuracy of the workmanship, ingredients of the varnish, the final set up”.
With each instrument, he makes his aim is to create something exceptional. Trusting professionals and discerning musicians appreciate his instruments for their tone and beauty; instruments that meet the highest demands and standards.”
The back in two matching pieces of maple of strong medium-fine curl descending across the back from the centre joint. The ribs, pegbox and scroll of similar curl. The front in two matching pieces of spruce of medium grain in the centre broadening towards the flanks. The varnish of a warm, vibrant golden orange-brown colour on an amber ground.
Labelled ‘Stepan Soultanian’
Length of back 354mm
Width upper bout 166.5mm
Width middle bout 112mm
Width lower bout 206mm
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