|Natraj Standard Single Tumba 7 String Black Sitar + Extras. This Natraj brand, single tumba sitar is from Bhargava & Co. It comes strung in the 6-string style; with 4 main, 2 chikari and 12 sympathetic strings, approximately 48-49" in length. Includes extra string set, mizrabs, information and tuning guide (Book or CD-Rom as stock allows), and nylon case. While most double tumba sitars are strung in the 7-string style and single tumba sitars in the 6-string style, you can change the style of your sitar by re-stringing it with the appropriate number and gauge of strings.
Single tumba sitars, with have fewer inlays and fewer carvings, offer an elegant alternative to the double tumba sitars. Without the small neck resonator these sitar are less top heavy as compared to the traditional double tumba sitar. Bhargava & Co. was established in 1948 as wholesalers of musical instruments. Today they are a manufacturer and a leading exporter of musical instruments. Decorations and colors will vary. These are all individually made and will be unique.