Faceplate: A grade aged fir wood. String: steel strings with nylon covers. Workmanship: to protect the Guqin, deer horn powder is mixed with lacquer when painting. Accessories: Guqin carrying case, floral cloth guqin bag, microfiber cloth, set of anti-slip mats, guqin electric tuner, a guqin cleaning fluffy brush, and a guqin tutorial book (in Chinese), keyboard stand (stand can be optional if unwanted).I also know of free resources to help you learn the instrument if you're new to guqin, inbox will be checked daily. The guqin is brand new. It is listed on Sound of Mountain Music Co. Edit Removed Offer function and lowered price to 499, that's as low as I'll go, I'm just tired of seeing it packed up in its case in the closet. The item "Professional Aged Fir Guqin +Case & More 7 String Zither Rare Xuan He Style" is in sale since Friday, November 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Folk & World\Autoharps & Zithers". The seller is "atropism" and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States.