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  1. Fiddleheads Chosen as Finalist for Two Honours in Upcoming Business Awards

    Two Finalists certificates presented to Fiddleheads for Environmental Leadership Award and Small Business of the Year

    Fiddleheads was granted coveted Finalist status for both awards for which Fiddleheads nominated in her city's upcoming Business Excellence Awards

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  2. PDF Library Now Online

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    As a courtesy to our customers, Fiddleheads posts all our PDFs on this convenient page

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  3. SOLD - Moneff 2019-3 Image Gallery

    Moneff violin front, side and back

    [SOLD: West Petpeswick, Nova Scotia] Angela Moneff of the Kazanlak region or "Rose city" of Bulgaria, is among Eastern Europe's finest female luthiers. She uses traditional Italian methods of construction and a pine-resin oil varnish brushed over a special coat of mineral ground, a technique developed by master makers studying the genuine violins of Giuseppe Guarneri and Antonio Stradivari.

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  4. SOLD - Rose Valley 2020-1 Image Gallery

    Rose Valley violin front, side and back

    [SOLD: Crystal Beach, ON] "Rose Valley" is the moniker of the part of Bulgaria where the makers who complete these violins, Angela Moneff, Ivan Stankov, and other makers, call home. Rhiannon named this violin line in homage to this unique region of Eastern Europe. This particular violin was completed by Ivan Stankov.

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  5. Website 2.0 Goes Live!

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    It was a long time coming with 28 months in development, but we did it: Fiddleheads "soft"-launched our incredible new Magento 2 e-commerce website on June 7, 2021

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  6. A Clever Mask Hack from a Fiddleheads Customer

    Violin covid mask covid comfort hack

    A resourceful Fiddleheads customer in Halifax, Nova Scotia, found her VN-102 violin's endpin and chin rest hardware was irritating her neck and collarbone. All she needed was an item already easily available to everyone during the Covid Era...

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  7. Fiddleheads Nominated in 2021 Business Excellence Awards

    Kamloops Chamber 2021 Business Excellence Awards

    This is the second nomination for Fiddleheds in both categories for these awards, one of which was previously won in 2007

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  8. My Acknowledgement of Living on Secwepemc Land

    Rhiannon hikes above Kamloops and the Tk'emlups the Secwepemc Nation

    Fiddleheads acknowledges that the beautiful land on which our studio and home sits is located in the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc [she-KWE-pem] territory in the southern interior of British Columbia within the unceded traditional lands of the Secwepemc Nation.

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  9. The Dark Side of the Violin Trade: Crooked Luthiers, Greedy Salesmen & Other Creepy Creatures Exposed

    Violinist playing in the back of a store in the shadows

    Watch out for fake labels, convincing replicas and other sleazy practices. Originally Published July 21, 2006; Updated April 2021.

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  10. Fiddleheads Selected as Recipient of "Launch Online" Business Development Grant

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    Fiddleheads applied for a grant with the Launch Online grant program in February, 2021. Rhiannon is elated to share that just today Fiddleheads was approved for funding to go toward the completion and launching of this fantastic new website!

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