Irish harps

The metal strung harp of Ireland became well known in the 17th century on the Continent. The light, bell-like sound of the metal-strung instrument enjoys great popularity again today.

Queen Mary Harp

16th century Irish harp.
30 brass strings, Range F-g’’
With hand-crafted brass fittings.
On request the body can be made from a single piece of willow.



Large Irish harp from around 1735 by John Kelly

Based on the original construction.
With rich punched ornamentation and carving.
The harp is supplied with a stand.
35 strings, braided brass
Range B-a’’’
Pictures of the original