Sitar Model - #102This is the student model Sitar. It has 20 frets, 7 main strings (including 2 chikari strings) and 11 sympathetic strings. This sitar has 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 48 inches. The frets are tied using silk thread (munga) or nylon and the frets are adjustable. The sitar is artistically handcrafted with a fine mixture of inlay and overlay decorations.