There are different varieties of sitar depending on the size and decoration, the price range depends on the overall tuning and outlook of sitar. The instruments are mostly used for the Hindustani, Classical and in many other traditional occasions. The products are usually engraved with peacock and floral motifs to give more elegant look to the Sitar and consists of different designs. Different varieties of student and professional sitars are available in market.
Some of the well-known sitars are as follows:
• Angurpatti: On this type of sitar the carvings of grape leaves are done on the neck and face of the sitar.
• Munda: In Munda sitar the designs are not carved on the thumba.
• Plane Sitar: In this sitar, the designs are not particularly carved on any portion of the sitar.