Hammered Zither

 

 

Someone on FB asked what the little hammer was that I used in the Tortured Strings recording… Funnily enough I inherited it when I bought my first antique zither. The zither came in a small suitcase and also in the case was a tuner, some metal finger picking things and a little hammer. The hammer head is made of wood, and it is mounted on a piece of spring steel, but the lady in this video also found one when she got a zither and she demonstrates it, so have a look:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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