Generally, purflings or bindings are the wood lines which are used for decorate, protect and reinforce the border of classic guitar tops and backs. Apart from the headplates, they are the unique elements which permit personalize the instrument.
Bindings were originally used when there was some imperfection in the instrument. But with the pass of time, they started to being used in order to decorate and personalize the classic guitar. Nowadays, they are even match together with the design of rossetes.
Besides, bindings are also a way to demonstrate what the luthier is capable of doing with ability and precision, since bindings are very tiny pieces which has to been manipulated accurately.
In Maderas Barber we offer you different models of bindings for classic guitar so you can choose the best one for your needs and your instrument.