Sitar Model - #101/SPL/6This is the student model 6 string Vilayat Khan style sitar. It has 20 frets, 6 main strings (including 2 chikari strings) and 12 sympathetic strings. This sitar does not have an additional (second) pumpkin (gourd) or wooden toomba.The Sitar is one of the most popular Indian Instruments known for its rich tonal quality and resonant sound. It has a pumpkin gourd at one end. Its length is about 50 inches. The frets are tied using silk thread (munga) or nylon and the frets are adjustable. The Sitar is artistically handcrafted with little inlay and overlay decorations and looks very elegant.