Sitar Model - #104This is the Professional model Sitar made by Radha Krishna Sharma & Co., a renowned family of sitar makers. It has 20 frets, 7 main strings (including 2 chikari strings) and 11 sympathetic strings. This sitar has an additional (second) pumpkin (gourd), wooden or fiber toomba. The decorations are more heavier on this instrument than the 103/A.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.