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
- “The finest approach to handling wood”: Hieronymus Köstler
- Sell your violin to Corilon violins
- Violin makers and masters: archive "G-I"
- The history of the violin
- The best contemporary violin makers from China and Taiwan