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String Identification Chart

Are you struggling to figure out which brand of strings are on your instrument?
Here is your solution!
Using our string color chart below, match the color of the peg and tailpiece ends
of your strings to help identify them!

BrandPeg: EPeg: APeg: DPeg: GPeg: CTailpiece: ETailpiece: ATailpiece: DTailpiece: GTailpiece: C
D'Addario:
Helicore

 Green

 Black
 
Yellow

 Red

 Purple

 Blue
 Blue with
Yellow Winding
Blue with 
Yellow Winding
Blue with 
Yellow Winding
Blue with 
Yellow Winding
D'Addario:
Kaplan 
Green  Black  Yellow  Red  Purple  White with
Black Winding
 
White with
Black Winding 
White with
Black Winding 
White with
Black Winding 
White with
Black Winding 
D'Addario:
Prelude 
Green
Black   Yellow  Red
Purple   Blue  Blue  Blue  Blue  Blue 
 D'Addario:
Proarte

Green 

Black  

Yellow 

Red
 
 
Purple 
Blue with
Red Winding 
Blue with
Red Winding 
Blue with
Red Winding 
Blue with
Red Winding 
Blue with
Red Winding 
D'Addario:
Zyex 

Green 
 
Black 

 Yellow
 
Red

Purple  
 Orange with 
Red Winding
  Orange with 
Red Winding
Orange with 
Red Winding 
Orange with 
Red Winding 
 Orange with
Red Winding 
 Lezner:
Goldbrokat

Yellow 
        Yellow         
 Jargar
Medium
 Light Blue Light Blue   Light Blue Light
Blue
 
 Light
Blue
Light
Blue

 
Light
Blue

Light
Blue
 
Light
Blue
 
Light
Blue
 
 Larsen  Red Red  Red  Red  Red  Yellow  Yellow with
Blue Winding

Violin Ball:
Chrome
Vla & Cello Ball:
Brass
 
Yellow with
Blue Winding

Violin Ball:

CopperVla & Cello Ball:
Silver
Yellow with 
Blue Winding

Violin Ball:
BlackVla & Cello Ball:
Copper
Yellow with 
Blue Winding

Vla & Cello Ball:
Black










Larsen:
Virtuoso




Cream




Cream




Cream




Cream
 



Aqua
Yellow with
Blue Winding

Ball:
Chrome
Yellow with
Blue Winding

Ball:
Copper
Yellow with
Blue Winding

Ball:
Black
 
Pirastro:
Aircore

Green


Black

Red

Brown

Purple

Blue

Blue

Blue

Blue

Blue
Pirastro:
Chromcor


Green


Black


Red


Brown



Purple

Dark
Green

Dark
Green

Dark
Green

Dark
Green

Dark
Green
Pirastro:
Perpetual
  Black Red Brown
Medium Solo:
Brown with BlueSoloist Cadenza:
Brown with Pink
Purple
Medium Solo:
Purple with BlueSoloist Cadenza:
Purple with Pink
  White with Cranberry Winding White with Cranberry Winding White with Cranberry Winding White with Cranberry Winding
Pirastro:
Evah Pirazzi
Platinum:
Light Green


Gold:
Green


 Silver:
Dark Green
Black Pink
Brown


Purple


Platinum: Green
with Black Winding

Gold:
Green

Silver:
Dark Green


Green with
Black
Winding
Green with
Black
Winding
Green with
Black
Winding
Green with
Black
Winding
Pirastro:
Evah Pirazzi Gold
Green
Black Pink
Gold G: Brown
Silver G:
Yellow Orange
Purple Yellow Orange Yellow Orange with
Black Winding
Yellow Orange with 
Black Winding
Yellow Orange with 
Black Winding
Yellow Orange with 
Black Winding
Pirastro:
Eudoxa

Green


Black

Pink

Brown

Purple

Purple
White with
Purple Winding
White with 
Purple Winding
White with 
Purple Winding
White with 
Purple Winding
Pirastro: Flexocor
Green


Black

Pink

Brown

Purple

Red
Red with
Yellow Winding
Red with 
Yellow Winding
Red with 
Yellow Winding
Red with 
Yellow Winding
Pirastro:
Gold Label
Wondertone


Green



Black


Pink


Brown


Purple


Yellow

White with
Yellow Winding

White with 

Yellow Winding

White with 

Yellow Winding

White with 

Yellow Winding
Pirastro: Obligato
Green


Black

Pink

Brown

Purple

Black
Red with
Black Winding
Red with
Black Winding
Red with
Black Winding
Red with
Black Winding
Pirastro: Passione
Green


Black

Pink

Brown

Purple

Brown
White with
Brown Winding
White with
Brown Winding
White with
Brown Winding
White with
Brown Winding
Pirastro: Piranito Green
Black Red Brown Purple Blue Blue Blue Blue Blue
Pirastro: Synoxa

Green



Black


Red


Brown


Purple


Pink 

White with 

Pink Winding

White with 

Pink Winding

White with 

Pink Winding

White with 

Pink Winding
Pirastro: Tonica

Green



Black


Pink


Brown


Purple


Red

White with
Red Winding

White with 

Red Winding

White with 

Red Winding

White with 

Red Winding
Pirastro: Violino
Green


Black

Pink

Brown
 
Blue
Blue with
Black Winding
Blue with
Black Winding
Blue with
Black Winding
 
Prim Purple   Purple Green
 
Red   Blue  Green Green  Green  Green  Green 
Super
Sensitive: Octava
Red  Blue  Gray Red   Black Blue Blue with
Black Winding 
 Blue with
Black Winding
 Blue with
Black Winding
Blue with
Black Winding 
Super 
Sensitive:
Red Label Pearl

 Red   Blue Gray   Red  Black Red  Red with
White Winding 
Red with
White Winding 
Red with
White Winding 
Red with
White Winding 
Super 
Sensitive:
Red Label 
 Red   Blue  Gray Red   Black Red   Red Red  Red  Red 
Thomastik
Infeld:
Alphayue
 Gray    Gray   Gray  Gray  Gray  Blue   Blue Green   Yellow- Violin

Orange-Viola/Cello
Red
Thomastik
Infeld: Dominant
Purple  Purple  Purple  Purple   Purple Purple  Blue  Green  Yellow   Red 
Thomastik 
Infeld: 

Infeld Blue
 Blue  Blue  Blue Blue     Blue   Blue  Green  Yellow   
Thomastik 
Infeld: 

Infeld Red
Blue   Red Red  Red     Red   Blue Green  Yellow   
Thomastik 
Infeld: 

Peter Infeld
(PI)
Tin:
Green
Gold:
Purple
Platinum:
Orange 
Blue  Green  Yellow   Red  Purple   Purple   Purple  Purple   Purple 
Thomastik 
Infeld: 

Spirit
 Red   Blue   Green  Orange  Purple Gray   Gray Gray  Gray  Gray 
Thomastik 
Infeld: 

Spirocore
Red   Red Red  Red  Red   Red   Red   Red  Red    Red
Thomastik 
Infeld: 

Vision
  Orange   Blue   Green   Orange Red  Green
 
 Green Green  Green  Green 
Thomastik 
Infeld: 
Vision Solo
Orange 
with 
Brown 
Band 
Blue
with 
Brown 
Band  
Green
with 
Brown 
Band
Orange
with 
Brown 
Band  
Red
with 
Brown 
Band  



Green
 



 Green



 Green



Green 



Green 
Thomastik 
Infeld: 
Vision
Titanium Orchestra
 Orange 
with 
Green
Band
Blue 
with 
Green
Band  
 Green 
with 
Green
Band 
 Orange 
with 
Green
Band 
 


Green 



Green 



Green 



 Green
 
Thomastik 
Infeld: 
Vision

Titanium
Solo
 Orange 
with 
Black
Band
 Blu
with 
Black
Band
 Green 
with 
Black
Band
  Orange 
with 
Black
Band
 


Green 



Green 



Green 



 Green
 
Warchal:
Amber

Yellow 

Purple 

Green 
 
Orange
 
  White with
Brown Band 
White with 
Brown Winding 
White with 
Brown Winding
 White with 
Brown Winding
 
Warchal:
Brilliant


Yellow


Blue 


Green


Red
  Blue with
Black Band
Silver Ball
Blue with 
Black Winding
Silver Ball
Blue with 
Black Winding
Silver Ball

Blue with 
Black Winding
Silver Ball

 
Warchal:
Brilliant
Vintage


Yellow


Blue 


Green


Red
  Blue with 
Black Band
Black Ball
Blue with 
Black Winding
Black Ball
Blue with 
Black Winding
Black Ball
Blue with 
Black Winding
Black Ball
 
Warchal:
Karneol


Yellow


Blue 


Green


Red
  Maroon with
Black Band
Maroon with
Black Band
Maroon with
Black Band
Maroon with
Black Band