The Toro family, from the city of Salle, province of Pescara in the region of Abruzzo, Italy, has been manufacturing high quality gut strings since 1965. Today, these hand made strings are produced by the Toro Brothers and their artisans using the very best techniques. Their aim, supported by constant research and painstaking experimentations, is to offer natural gut strings produced by modern technologies respecting the ancient Italian Salle stringmakers’ tradition to reach the magic sound that only gut, among all materials, can achieve.
The Toro family produces gut strings with the strictest respect to historical authenticity with the aim of recovering the typical proportions and materials of the gut strings in use in the past. The instruments particularly used in the above mentioned musical material are: violin, viola, cello, double bass, pardessus, tenor viol, treble viol, bass viol, Baroque and Renaissance bass viol, violone, lutes and classical guitar, theorbos.