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Stepan Demirdjian

Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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I am a luthier who makes violins and violas. Another major part of my work is to repair and restore all instruments of the violin family and their bows. I have graduated from the luthier ‘s department of the woodworking school in my hometown Plovdiv.The learning there lasted four years...

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... I was twenty two when I started to make violins as a luthier in a violin making factory. Few years later I established  my own atelier. The wooden materials I use are the classically established  combination of European spruce for the tops and Balkan maple for the rest parts as well as ebony, rosewood and boxwood for the fingerboards and trimmings. I mainly work with natural air dried (about twenty years) wood from Bulgaria because of its excellent acoustic quality. The violin making technology is conservative following a few century lasting work methods. My mission is to keep following them.

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Stepan Demirdjian, Luthier, Violin Maker

I am a luthier who makes violins and violas. Another major part of my work is to repair and restore all instruments of the violin family and their bows.       
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