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Carvings by Susanne Kuester

Beautiful instruments need beautifully carved heads! Having a carved head will make your instrument feel really special.

Modern or traditional, intricate or simple - have a look at some of my work in the pictures below.




Carving on a harp

head and leafs for a harp of Claus Henry Hüttel, Düren

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Devil's head for an electric violin

own design

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Faun on a 7-string bass viol

after a head on a 5-string cello

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Female head on 6-string bass viol

after Richard Meares, London ca. 1660

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Female head on a 7-string bass viol

after Claude Pierray, Paris 1709

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Goat's head on bass viol

own design

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Griffin

on a violone of Valentin Oelmüller

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Head on a 7-string

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Head on consort bass

after Henry Jaye, London, 1619

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Head on viola d’amore

after J. U. Eberlle, Pragae 1740

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jaye head

after a little treble viol by Henry Jaye
which is housed in the collection of the music instrument museum in Leipzig

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Jaye head for Wesley Brandt

Another version of the head of the 1619 Jaye bass viol

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Lady on tenor viol

own design

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Leo's head

Lion for a violin of Helen Michetschläger, own design

foto: Richard Valencia, London

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Lion head

own design

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Lion head

another lion, this time for Jane Julier

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Lion king

based on a lion of the wasa

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Man with cap for a 7-string bass viol

own design

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Man with feather on hat

after a design by Renate Fink

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Medusa

own design

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Medusa for Wesley Brandt

own design

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Sheep's head on tenor viol

own design

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Joker's head on a treble viol

own design

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