D’Addario have been making string since 1680 and are now all made in New York. Have a look at this fantastic video and links to the ‘microsite’ for information on the New York Factory.
Daddario Proarte Viola D Long Med - J5802 Lm
Sized to fit long-scale viola (body length 16-16 ½ inches) with a playing length of 15 inches (380mm), these medium tension strings are optimized to the needs of a majority of players. This D string is aluminum wound.
Pro-Arte synthetic core viola strings have a warm, mellow tone. They are less sensitive to humidity and temperature changes, and break in quickly. Pro-Arte strings are manufactured at a lower tension in order to maximize bow response, tonal blend and playability. The perfect choice for players seeking a warm, dark tone.
Long-scale viola (body length 16-16 ½ inches) with a playing length of 15 inches (380mm)
Synthetic core produces a warm, mellow tone
Less sensitive to humidity and temperature changes, and break in quickly
All D'Addario strings are designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA to the most stringent quality controls in the industry