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Early Medieval Harp | Stock Code: BMIHarp1 W
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A medieval harp constructed from illustrations from the 11th century Winchcombe Psalter. This model is built in Cherry with spruce soundboard and back. Strung in nylon this 19 string harp gives a suprisingly load and bright tone. Equally this harp would work very well strung in Gut please enquire for gut stringing. Lead time 12 weeks.
Please note these harps are playable historic reconstructions they may not have modern standard string spacing

Price: £220.00
Postage: £18.00 (UK) | £28.00 (Europe) | £45.00 (North Amercia) | £45.00 (Rest of World)

Bardic Harp | Stock Code: bmi074bard
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A larger medieval style harp 19 strings, typically made in oak although other woods available to order.
tall and elegant for a small harp, ply or spruce soundboard and back inset into the frame, this model is fitted with nylon strings and starts at G below middle C. Also available with gut stings at extra cost, please order separately, see below.

All Busy Mole made harps are made to order please feel free contact us to discus yor requirements

This model of harp stand around 22", 17" front to back.

Not Suitable for levers Please note these harps are playable historic reconstructions they may not have modern standard string spacing lead time 12 weeks.

Price: £210.00
Postage: £18.00 (UK) | £28.00 (Europe) | £45.00 (North Amercia) | £45.00 (Rest of World)

Dove Harp - Medieval style harp - Solid Pillar | Stock Code: bmi075sol
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Dove Harp - Solid Pillar
Medieval style harp
All Busy Mole made harps are made to order please contact us for details of and to order your harp.
Medieval harp styled on illustrations in a range of period documants
The Dove harp is a small harp with a hardwood construction available in a range of woods, Illustrated are elm and mahogany, with a tapering soundbox.This Harp is available in 15 or 17 strings, standing 60 cm tall, it makes a small and very portable instrument with a supprising volume. The harp produces a bright sound, and is easy to play. Available in a range of woods and with nylon or wire strings.Also available with gut stings at extra cost, please order separately, see below.

The design is based upon images from carvings in Scotland and Ireland datiing to the 8th and 9th centuries and later showing a basic Triangular section harp with a curved pillar. the Dove harp is available with either a solid pillar or a lamminated pillar. Lead time 12 weeks Please note these harps are playable historic reconstructions they may not have modern standard string spacing

Price: £199.00
Postage: £17.00 (UK) | £28.00 (Europe) | £45.00 (North Amercia) | £45.00 (Rest of World)

Dove Harp - Medieval style harp-Laminate Pillar | Stock Code: BMi076 lam
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All Busy Mole made harps are made to order please feel free contact us to discus yor requirements
However we currently hold a Dove in Oak Nylon strung from F below Middle C available now!

Also available with gut stings at extra cost, please order separately, see below.

A Medieval harp styled on illustrations in a range of period documents.
The Dove harp is a small harp with a hardwood construction available in a range of woods, Illustrated are elm and mahogany, with a tapering soundbox.This Harp is available in 15 or 17 strings, standing 60 cm tall, it makes a small and very portable instrument with a supprising volume. The harp produces a bright sound, and is easy to play. Available in a range of woods and with nylon or wire strings.

The design is based upon images from carvings in Scotland and Ireland datiing to the 8th and 9th centuries and later showing a basic Triangular section harp with a curved pillar. the Dove harp is available with either a solid pillar or a lamminated pillare which while not as authentic as the solid pillar does maker the harp lighter weight


Not suitable for levers Please note these harps are playable historic reconstructions they may not have modern standard string spacing.Lead time 12 weeks.

Price: £199.00
Postage: £17.00 (UK) | £28.00 (Europe) | £45.00 (North Amercia) | £45.00 (Rest of World)

Gut Strings for Dove or Pictish harps | Stock Code: bmi109
Set of 17 strings for the above harps.
in polished gut. Made in the UK by specialist string makers

Price: £35.00
Postage: £2.00 (UK) | £4.00 (Europe) | £6.00 (North Amercia) | £6.00 (Rest of World)

Gut Strings for Bardic or Lathkill harps | Stock Code: bmi108
Set of 19 strings for the above harps.
in polished gut. Made in the UK by specialist string makers

Price: £50.00
Postage: £2.50 (UK) | £4.00 (Europe) | £6.00 (North Amercia) | £6.00 (Rest of World)

Lathkill Harp-a Baby Clarsach | Stock Code: bmi107
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This harp is a small clarsach style harp 15th century onwards. Built in a light construction to make it easy to transport and as a result elegant. Standing approx 22" tall and 17" front to back strung in nylon or gut (please order separately see below).
This example is made in Koto and Yew, other woods available contact us for details.

All Busy Mole made harps are made to order please feel free contact us to discus yor requirements

Please note these harps are playable historic reconstructions they may not have modern standard string spacing

Price: £245.00
Postage: £17.00 (UK) | £28.00 (Europe) | £45.00 (North Amercia) | £45.00 (Rest of World)

PIctish Harp/ Early Medieval Harp | Stock Code: bmi078
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Based upon illustrations of early harps "dark age and early medieval harps" found on stone crosses and in early religious illustrations this is asmall unleverd harp of very light weight. It is of a type played over many hundreds of years.

All Busy Mole made harps are made to order please feel free contact us to discus yor requirementsof and to order your harp.
Also available with gut stings at extra cost, please order separately, see below.

This model of harp stand around 20" tall and is very lightweight.

This harp can be made in a variety of different woods, typically mahogany, maranti, oak or ash with a faced ply soundboard. Other materials are available upon request. This is a small harp ideal for travelling. It is strung with 15 or 17 nylon, or brass strings.
Prices start from 150, ( 210)

Not Suitable for levers. Please note these harps are playable historic reconstructions they may not have modern standard string spacing.

Price: £190.00
Postage: £16.00 (UK) | £25.00 (Europe) | £45.00 (North Amercia) | £45.00 (Rest of World)



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