Norwegian Hardanger fiddle by Salve Haakedal, of Norway, and a conventional violin by Fernando Solar, of Spain
Norwegian Hardanger fiddle
A close-up view of the mother-of-pearl inlay and "rosing" (decorative black ink painting) on the Hardanger fiddle. It is also possible to see the sympathetic strings that lay underneath the regular strings (look on the right side of the photo)
Close-up view of the Hardanger fiddle scroll, which is the royal lion of Norway
Julane's mother, Shirley (Lund) Beetham, painted this violin in the Norwegian folk style known as rosemaling.
Julane's Kala Pocket Uke Shown Next to a Soprano Ukulele