More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making:
- International violin making competitions: Ente Triennale Cremona, Concours Etienne Vatelot, VSA competition, Mittenwald violin making competition
- Jakob Stainer – the wanderer
- Hermann Richard Pfretzschner – a biographical sketch
- Violin makers and masters: archive "A-C"
- Amati – the family that invented the violin
- Corilon violin's link page