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Which Strings Are Sheep Gut, Which Are Beef?

Which Strings Are Sheep Gut, Which Are Beef?

Apr 10th 2023

In an effort to provide elucidation on the different Gamut sheep and beef gut string options for our customers, please be aware:

Academie Strings
All Gamut Academie strings (pure gut and gut/metal-wound) are made with beef serosa unless they specifically say "Sheep Gut." 

Tricolore Strings
All pure gut Tricolore violin and viola strings are made with sheep gut. All gut/metal-wound Tricolore strings are made with beef serosa, as they historically have been.

Red Diamond Strings
Red Diamond bass strings are made with beef serosa.