Claire Dugué

  • Claire spent 5 years studying musical instrument making in London. Claire set up her workshop in Ramsgate, Kent, in 2001. She specialises in making fine, hand made hurdy-gurdies.

    While taking inspiration form the past, Claire's style is very individual.Using modern technologies, her instruments are reliable, responsive and easy to play. Carrying on traditional craft techniques, her hurdy-gurdies have a modern yet timeless beauty.

    All of Claire's instruments offer precision, evenness and great balance of sound. Over the past years, Claire has established a reputation for high quality instruments played by amateurs and professionals worldwide.