The Violin Scroll [Parts of the Violin]

Updated: February 11, 2018

The scroll is the decoratively carved ‘head’ of the violin - it's the fancy twirly bit at the top!

The scroll is typically shaped as a rolled-up spiral, known as a volute. Sometimes human or animal heads!

The scroll is the ultimate test of a luthier's craftsmanship... it's a chance to show off their skill and artistry!

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