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Fully-featured reproduction of the Dias vihuela, re-scaled to a larger instrument with SL 66cm.

Fluted ribs of the back, as well as sides, fingerboard and peghead veneers are in African blackwood (dalbergia melanoxylon) - the wood from which the original Dias vihuela is made*.

* For more infromation, please refer to the first section of my research article The Belchior Dias 1581 Vihuela (notes to the drawing and other observations).

Fully-featured reproduction of the Belchior Dias, 1581, vihuela with african blackwood back ribs and sides - all views

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