The sheep gut core of the Oliv strings is manufactured, wound and polished in the traditional way, by hand. They produce a unique, typical brilliant, warm and complex gut sound.
The Pirastro Olive Cello set contains the following strings:
- A aluminum 22 1/2
- D aluminum 27
- G silver 28 1/2
- C silver 36 1/2
The Oliv A-string has a ball-end. The D, G and C strings have a knot.