Handmade instrument, it is perfect for the beginner student. Selected nice Maple for the back, rib, neck, and Spruce for the top. Setup comes with high quality of China bridges and strings. Hardwood Fingerboard, Chin-rest, pegs and carbon fiber tailpiece. Quality oblong foam case feature a velour interior with matching blanket, accessory compartment, music pocket, two bow holders and Brazilwood bow. Glossy oil-based.