The instrument

Traditional instrument from Mongolia

Hand crafted in Mongolia
By professional instrument makers

Our instruments are hand crafted by professional instrument makers in their workshops in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia using both traditional as modern techniques to create these beautiful instruments.

Custom
made on order

With only 2 strings, the beautiful sound is almost hard to believe!

Different styles
of Horseheads

It's easy to see why this instrument is called a "horsehead" fiddle.

DIFFERENT types
of instruments

We offer instruments that have soundboxes made from wood (classic) or covered by animal skin (traditional).

The instrument

Learn the instrument inside out.

Neck
иш (Ish)
Low string (f)
ЧАВХДАС (CHAVKHDAS)
Tailgut
Сойлтны угсаа (Coiltnii ugsaa)
Body
цар (Tsar)
Bridge (Bottom)
Доод Тэвх (Dood Tevkh)
Tail Piece
Сойлт (Coilt)
F-Hole
(Sound Hole)
High string (b)
Чавхдас (Chavkhdas)
Tuning peg (low)
Доод Чих (Dood Chikh)
Bridge (Top)
Деед Тэвх (Deed Tevkh)
Tuning peg (high)
Дээд Чих (Deed Chikh)
Horsehead
Морин Толгои (Morin tolgoi)