Viola Da Terra from Terceira Island – Azores 15 Strings mod. VTR AC T15



Top – Solid Spruce
Backs and sides – Solid Rosewood
Neck -Mahogany
Fingerboard – African Blackwood
Machine head -15 Nickel
Strings type – steel
European model instrument, certified wood FCS and CITES

Made in Portugal

This is a guitar from an exotic Old-World that has a style you can’t find just anywhere!

A real eye catcher with its body binding, inlays and golden tuners !!

LEAD-TIME: Hand-Manufactured to order, please allow 15-30 working days to dispatch.


On the Portuguese island Saint Miguel of the Azores (north of Madeira, near Portugal) exist a special viola : the viola da terra. With the two heart shape sound holes the viola da terra looks quite similar to the viola amarantina, but it has an inlayed fingerboard and the bridge ends in straight figures. It has 12 strings, in 5 courses : a’a’a d’d’d gg bb d’d’.

Additional information

Weight 3,5000 kg