If you do, if you want to get inspired, I want to tell you about a violin.
The Stradivarius violin has an unparalleled reputation for tone and clarity, and a single instrument is worth up to $16 million.
Now, that’s a lot of money to pay for a violin, so why is the Stradivarius violin so lust-worthy?
Only 600 of these Italian violins exist today… and it’s impossible to replicate them. Recently, a team of Dutch scientists led by Dr. Berend Stoel scanned five of these instruments and compared them to modern violins.
They discovered that the Italian craftsman Antonio Stradivari created these violins from wood affected by a mini-Ice Age during the 1700s. Stoel said: