The sheep gut core of the Oliv strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand.
The sound is brilliant. The tone is rich and complex. Oliv strings offer the typical beautiful sound of gut strings.
The A is 13 ¾ gauge wound in aluminium, the D16 ½ gauge wound in gold-aluminum, The G 17 gauge in gold-silver and the C 19 ¾ gauge in tungsten-silver.