Fundamentally even today it is still possible to use plain gut strings for the lowest strings of the gamba, however the stiffness and thickness of the mono-filament of the gut string is a considerable impairment to playability of the deeper notes.
It is only since 1660 that spinning with copper has evolved. However, the most popular winding is silver-plated copper wire, which has the advantage of the silver coating combined with the sound quality of the copper string.
|TONE||ITEM DESCRIPTION||SIZE||kp||PEG END||TAILPIECE END||ART.NO.|
|E3||Gut/Silver Plated 34||19.2||259320|
|C4||Gut/Silver Plated 38 1/2||18.3||259420|
|G5||Gut/Silver Plated 48 1/2||17.7||259520|
|D6||Gut/Silver Plated 60 1/2||17.8||259620|