Mike Huddleson Stringed Instruments

Maker of Hand Crafted Hammered Dulcimers

Our Story

The Iris Sound Hole 
The trademark of Mike’s Dulcimers

In 1987, I designed the first HD200 and begin looking for an appropriate sound hole trademark. Although leaves and animal shapes were attractive and popular designs, I wanted a design more appropriate for a personal trademark. That year I found a pictoral calendar of popular flowers, one especially caught my attention – the Iris.

I decided, this was to be the sound hole for my dulcimers: not only for its uniqueness, but also to give honor to my wife of 22 years, Iris.

,What Are We

Mike Huddleson Stringed Instruments are hand crafted Hammered Dulcimers played and loved across the USA. 

Most notably the Hammered Dulcimer of Choice of the Walnut Valley Hammered Dulcimer Champion of 2006, and 2008.


Music recorded using a UL400C on the album "Desire form Departure".
 
"Autumn Rain" Copyright Joshua Messick, National Champion 2003
Music use approved by Joshua Messick
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