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Purchase Nyckelharpa Strings

The American Nyckelharpa Association is pleased to announce the availability of strings for the Nyckelharpa! We have four different products for you — one brand of playing strings and three versions of understring (resonance string) sets.

Here you can read how a nyckelharpa is tuned and about using Helicore cello strings.(from the May 2000 issue of NyckelNotes)

How to Order Nyckelharpa Strings

Prices are listed for ANA members & non-members and include shipping. If you have questions, contact Tim through the website or by phone: 802-229-4604.

1) Choose an ordering method

2) Choose a payment method

  • Using, send the appropriate amount of money to the e-mail address “”. OR
  • By check or money order:
    Tim Newcomb
    579 Hampshire Hill Rd
    Worcester VT 05682

Other String Sources*

  • an on-line "SuperStore."
  • Discount String Center at The Woodwind and the Brasswind – 800-348-5003 (Very comprehensive catalog)
  • Concord Musical Supplies – 201-261-3871 (Fax: 201-265-0416) or PO Box 916, Maywood NJ 07607 (No 800 number but they’ll send a postpaid envelope and order form with their catalog)
  • Music City Strings – 800-336-1980
  • Shar Products – 800-248-7427 (Nicest catalog of all; has parts for repair others don’t; more expensive than the others)
  • Southwest Strings – 800-528-3430 (Nice catalog)

* Thanks go to Mel Meer for compiling a list of string sources!