Only five people in the world
“Uninspected Master Maker.”
Jin Chang Heryern’s Violin Workshop

How to Buy

This section describes how to purchase the violins left behind by the late Chang-Hyun Chen from the 1960s, through the 1970s when he was the world’s number one violinist, to 2009, just before he passed away.

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Tours and test drives (free)

You can try out and visit our showroom, which is located right next to the Jin workshop.
Please come and see the miraculous sound that has been recognized around the world.
You are sure to find your own favorite.

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Jin Chang Heryern’s Achievements

1976 Gold medals in an unprecedented 5 out of 6 categories at the International Violin, Viola and Cello Makers Competition in the U.S.A.

1984 Awarded the titles of “Unapproved Violin Maker” and “Master Maker” by the Violin Makers of America, Inc.

1998 “International Art and Culture Award” from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Culture

2008 “Order of the Nation, Order of the Blossom,” awarded by the Government of the Republic of Korea

Get to know Jin Chang Heryern

In Search of the Miraculous Sound

「”It is impossible to reproduce the famous Stradivarius.”
Inspired by these words, Jin Chang Heryern set his sights on making violins.
After much hard work and effort, only five people in the world were certified as “Uninspected Master Makers” and
A moving portrayal of how he came to be known as the “Stradivari of the East.”

*Refer to: Wikipedia, “Violins Across the Straits.”