More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- The violin makers of Bubenreuth
- Violin makers and masters: archive "V-Z"
- Mirecourt - the spacious home of French violin making
- Amati – the family that invented the violin
- The Hopf violin: a dynasty of Vogtland violin makers
- International violin making competitions: Ente Triennale Cremona, Concours Etienne Vatelot, VSA competition, Mittenwald violin making competition