Three precious metals are used in Alexander’s workshop to set up the Standard sets of bagpipes and flutes. Namely Bronze and Nickel Silver are metals that were known to the traditional makers of the past. Stainless steel, a relatively new metal in the world of the musical instruments manufacturing but at the same time very well proven due to its unsurpassed qualities: complete absence of patina, wear-resistance, small heat capacity and strength.
All of this metals using as well for Anistratov ferrules, mounts, tuning pins, keyes and other metal parts of instruments. These metal parts are always made in hand and are the result of precise machining skills and jewelry art.