The rediscovery of the ‘Ames’ Stradivarius

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Last week it was announced that the 1734 ‘Ames’ Stradivarius violin had resurfaced after going missing 35 years ago. Violin maker and restorer Phillip Injeian, who authenticated the instrument (right), explains how the rediscovery came about

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