- Comes with Truss Rod mechanism – a screw along the neck that allows easy fine adjustments for comfortable string action and desirable sound.
- Ebony pegs have been hand-fitted to match the holes and allow easy tuning
- Comes with German Pyramid strings – 650/11
- Free soft case and picks / rishas
Zeryab Ouds – Ali Khalifeh family
Ali Khalifah is a well-known name in the Arabic ouds world; any expert will know that name very well. The family is building great instruments since 1948, high-quality ouds for a fast-growing audience in Syria and around the world. Today, even though the difficult situation in Syria, the family keeps doing the thing they do the best – building ouds. Under the new name Ziryab ouds, they build a wide variety of ouds in a range of styles and prices. The vision of Zeryab is to craft professional ouds in the old quality but with a new modern twist; Combining unique ideas and high technology. At Zeryab ouds you will find the use of advanced technologies with traditional ornaments and rosetta design. High quality of raw material such as Ebony, walnut, cedar and spruce make the ouds sound outstanding. Moreover, all of the Zeryab ouds are equipped with a unique mechanism: Truss Rod. This allows the musician to set his desired string action and customize the comfort and sound of the oud.
A typical Shami oud is characterized by deep and slightly dry sound. Famous among Shami ouds makers is ‘Nahat’, the great maker from Damascus. At our shop, you can find ‘Zeryab Premium 1’ which is a replica of his building, featuring similar rosetta and holes design, along with the famous ‘Nahat’ sound. You are welcome to wander in our shop and find an oud to your taste. There is nothing like a real Shami oud, which is made in the traditional ways and with the real Shami Arabic sound.