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Ziricote is a rare exotic wood from Central and tropical South America that delivers a powerful medium-sharp tone.

Ziricote is a hard, heavy and highly durable wood with a lustrous surface that makes it a natural for handheld musical instruments. It is valued as a superior musical instrument lumber and used for premium acoustic guitars. What's more, the wood has about the closest grain resemblance to Brazilian Rosewood of any lumber although the color is darker and lacking the reds and oranges.

Figures below are approximate (but pretty darn close)
Tonality
Get the Exact Width You Want
No other store offers Shooting Star bones by exact width. Width varies from batch to batch. But if you are looking to match an old pair of bones, or if you simply want to know what width you are getting, then you have come to the right place.

Narrow (7/8", 1")
Narrow Shooting Star bones deliver a remarkable tonal range for their size. These bones are perfect for kids, people with small hands, and anyone who enjoys the traditional American (aka minstrel one-finger) style of playing.

Wide (1-1/8", 1-3/16", 1-1/4", 1-5/16", 1-3/8")
Wide Shooting Star bones are favored by many experienced players. If you prefer the two-finger (aka Irish or European) style of playing, then you will love these wide classic bones because they enable you to produce a remarkable tonal range. Not sure which size to get? We think 1-3/16" to 1-1/4" is ideal.

shooting star pamphlet
  • Includes FREE illustrated 8-page instruction booklet.
  • Handcrafted Product: No two are exactly alike.
  • Thickness and length of each bone might differ slightly.
  • Width pictured above: 1-1/4"
  • Your item may vary from photos.
Trying to match a set? Welcome to the only store on the planet where you can get Shooting Star bones by exact width.

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Shooting Star Ziricote Bones, Narrow (25mm): 1" Shooting Star Ziricote Bones, Narrow (25mm): 1"

Hand-made, easily played...since 1983.

Only $26.99 pair
4 in stock!
Shooting Star Ziricote Bones, Wide (29mm): 1-1/8" Shooting Star Ziricote Bones, Wide (29mm): 1-1/8"

Hand-made, easily played...since 1983.

Only $26.99 pair
(Out of Stock)
Shooting Star Ziricote Bones, Wide (32mm): 1-1/4" Shooting Star Ziricote Bones, Wide (32mm): 1-1/4"

Hand-made, easily played...since 1983.

Only $26.99 pair
3 in stock!
Shooting Star Ziricote Bones, Wide (33mm): 1-5/16" Shooting Star Ziricote Bones, Wide (33mm): 1-5/16"

Hand-made, easily played...since 1983.

Only $26.99 pair
(Out of Stock)
   
 
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