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Celtic historical harps

Our Models

The Chevalier de Jerpoint has a large sound box hollowed out of a single block of willow, and a strong frame, mounted with 32 bronze strings with a round and deep sound.

A replica of the Queen Mary Harp, our Queen Mary model has a rich and crystalline sound with its 30 bronze strings and fine design.
A hollowed willow soundbox, and willow or yew frame.

The Telennig is a lovely portable instrument with 21 bronze strings. Ideal for study, travel, accompaniment, medieval music...
A hollowed willow soundbox, frame of willow or cherry.

The workshop

The workshop

Our Story

Founded in 1994 by Joël Herrou in the Arrée
Mountains, the Herrou harp workshop produces
Celtic harps, replicas of historical models, according
to rediscovered ancestral techniques of instrumentmaking.

Joël Herrou, first historical Celtic harp maker in
Brittany, passed on his art to his two sons,
Jean and Mikaël Herrou.

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Craft - Excellence - Tradition

The harps of the Herrou workshop are fully carved and pyrograved according to the historical models.

Each of our harps is unique, handmade with an attention to detail, made from local wood, from the felling of the tree up to the tuning of the instrument.

Our Team

Our team

Joël Herrou · Harp maker, founder
Jean Herrou · Harp maker, harpist
Mikaël Herrou · Pyrograver artist, harpist


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Contact us

Kerguz 29410 Plounéour-Ménez  |  Tel: +33 2 98 78 93 25

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