Artist Series SILVERBELL TENOR MODELS offer premium grade woods including Fine Curly Maple and Indian Ebony or Rosewood; choice of hand-rubbed colors finished with wet-sanded and buffed super-thin high-gloss finish; exotic hand-engraved real shell inlays; Ivoroid-bound peghead, fingerboard and resonator; OME-made Jazz banjo hardware including hand-spun Silverspun brass tone ring; brass flange, tailpiece, armrest, and coordinator rods; multi-ply maple rim and resonator; custom shaped string nut and frets which are filed, crowned and buffed by hand; and nickel plated hardware. Additional options are radiused fingerboard; hand-engraved metal; custom wood stains; chrome and gold metal plating; and wood carving.

Mogul Silverbell Tenor Includes:


 Premium Curly Maple, hand-stained Shaded Amber
19 frets, 22.125″ scale & 1.24″ nut width
Ivoroid bound peghead, fingerboard & resonator
Two-way adjustable neck truss rod
Hand-engraved Mother-of-Pearl shell inlays on peghead & heel cap
Solid blocks of Abalone shell on the neck
Inlayed front and side position markers
Schaller 4:1 Planetary geared tuners with Ivoroid knobs
Hardened nickel-silver frets & bone string nut – hand-filed, crowned & buffed
Hardened nickel-silver frets and bone string nut
Wet-sanded and buffed high-gloss lacquer finish on neck, rim & resonator


OME Silverspun brass tone ring & multi-ply Maple rim
Heavy notched brass tension hoop & 24 brackets
Hand-spun Silverbell brass flange
Curly Maple resonator
Two adjustable brass rim rods
Harp tailpiece & Sosebee bridge; smooth white head & OME tenor strings
Hand-engraved hardware including armrest, tailpiece, tension hoop & flange
24 karat gold plating
TKL standard hard-shell case