The New Original Schwarz Jaw Harps
The legend of "Holy Barbara"
plays a crucial role in Jaws harp history. In the 17th century as a witch sentenced to death, she had one last chance to be pardoned: she had to invent something new and of particular value to society. A buzzing from wood and bambus, she drew such mystical sounds that her judge was mildly voted and pardoned her. Barbara is now considered the patron saint of Jaws harp makers. Resourceful craftsmen developed a version made of iron and steel. With the decree of the craft order for Jaws harp maker in 1679 started the successful story.
World of Jaw Harp
Are you looking for a great excursion destination? Our great "World of Jaw Harp" in Molln (Austria) awaits you!
Immerse yourself in the mystical "World of Jaw Harp" and experience the oldest craft of the Jaws harp makers up close!
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Brand New! Our Jaw Harp Shop
Michaela and Lisa Schwarz
3 Generation on the Jaws Harp
Grandmother Berta, mother Maria and daughter Michaela Schwarz make music together on the Jaws harp. They are accompanied by daughter Lisa-Maria-Schwarz on the zither.
3 Generations breathe life back into the oldest folk Music instrument!
Experience Jaws harp music!
Order here: CD from the "Schwarz Dirndln"
The "Schwarz Dirndln" also like to Play at your ceremony! Bookable:
Intangible World Heritage Site
The UNESCO commission has included the production of the Schwarz Jaws harp in the Austrian Intangible Cultural Heritage List. With this quality of craftmanship, the Schwarz family ist the last full-time manufacturer to proudly export its products to 40 countries around the world, preserving the Jaws harp for posterity.
Apartements "Jaw Harp"
Family Schwarz is pleased to welcome you as your guests in Molln!
Enjoy unforgettable and exciting Holidays in one of the most beautiful regions of Upper Austria in the Nationalpark Kalkalpen!
The apartements "Jaw Harp" offers Beautiful, newly renovated apartements for 2-4 person!
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Family Schwarz are Looking forward to your visit!
Enjoy your stay!