|This is a 1850-1855 Armenian Qyamancha
Made in VAN
This Instrument is not for seal It's one of the best instruments
in my personal collection
Qyamancha Kemenche (Kemanche, Kamancha) is a spiked fiddle.
It is played on the knee with a horse-hair bow which is tightened with the hand while playing.
The body of this Kemenche is in the shape of a parabola and it has 4 strings.
Armenians from the Black Sea (Sev Dzov) Trebizond
region of Historical Armenia played another type of Kemenche .
The shape of this Kemenche is similiar to the violin. It has only 3 strings and