The zither instrument has several strings stretched across a shallow wooden box, and is played with the fingers or a pick. If there is a zitherist among your circle of friends, these hand-picked selections will help you find the perfect gift.
Choose from music, T-shirts, cooking aprons, refrigerator magnets, posters, coffee mugs, trucker hats, postcards, cotton canvas tote bags, colorful buttons, and more unique zither gifts.
Orson Welles lists ‘Citizen Kane’ as his best film, Alfred Hitchcock opts for ‘Shadow of a Doubt,’ and Sir Carol Reed chose ‘The Third Man’–and I’m in all of them.
The Third Man (1949)
Produced and Directed by Carol Reed
One of our favorite zither gifts is music. Enjoy the best of this unique string instrument, including selections from “The First Man of the Zither,” Anton Karas.
Unique Gifts for Music Lovers
We’ve created more than 2,000 products for string instrument players and music lovers. Find a unique gift for your favorite zither player or enthusiast. Beware of inferior copycats! Our original designs are available here and in our String Kings Music Zither collection.
Fashionable shirts make a wonderful gift. With so many colors and styles to choose from, you’re guaranteed to find just the right design and sentiment for your favorite zitherist. Click on any design to see what’s available for everyone from babies to seniors.
I Love Zither Sunshine Yellow Orange Mandala Heart
Mandala heart design in warm orange and yellow tones is perfect for any zither player or fan of this unique string instrument.
Cats and Dogs Easily Distracted by Zither Players
Here are some designs for animal lovers who are easily distracted by the sound of zither players. Choose from playful cats and dogs in a variety of styles, colors, and sizes for the whole family.
The Coolest People on Earth Play Zither
Who are the coolest people on earth? Zither players, of course! Spread the word about this cool string instrument. Makes a great gift for any music student, music teacher, or zitherist.
Double Bass Clef Heart I Love Playing My Zither
Share your love for the zither. Mirror image bass clef heart designs are available for both zitherists and enthusiasts.
Red & Black Double Bass Clef Heart I Love Playing My Zither
Red and black double bass clef heart design is perfect for any zither player or fan of this unique string instrument.
Here’s one of our favorite inexpensive gift ideas for zither players and fans. Who doesn’t love refrigerator magnets? Standard size square magnets measure 2 by 2 inches. Designs are printed on 100% recycled paper. Scratch and UV-resistant Mylar keeps magnets looking new for years to come.
We love music-themed postcards and these vintage zitherist cards are pretty enough to frame. Postcards are inexpensive and always appreciated by people who enjoy keeping in touch with friends and family. These postcards measure 4.25 by 5.6 inches, and are printed on ultra-heavyweight (120 lb) card stock with a gloss finish.
Zither Coffee Mugs
Mugs are one of our favorite affordable zither gifts. Everyone can use a few mugs. Click on any mug to see how the design looks from different angles. Choose from many sizes, styles, and colors to create a personal gift for your favorite zitherist.
Zither Trucker Hats
Zither trucker hats are available in eleven color choices. Hats feature a 100% polyester foam front and a 100% nylon mesh back to keep you cool. Trucker hats are adjustable from 17 to 24 inches.
Zither Tote Bags
Versatile and durable cotton canvas tote bags are another practical gift idea. These designs are available in many style and color choices to please any zitherist or zither enthusiast.
Zither Chef Aprons
Classic cotton-poly twill blend aprons are another of our top picks for practical zither gifts. Choose from several style and color options. Spacious front pockets hold plenty of utensils and cooking tools. Aprons are machine washable and proudly made in the U.S.A.
Here’s a fun and inexpensive gift idea for your favorite zitherist or fan of this unique string instrument. Standard size square buttons measure 2 inches by 2 inches. Designs are printed on 100% recycled paper and covered with scratch and UV-resistant Mylar for years of use and enjoyment. Some designs allow you to choose a different background color for a customized button gift.
Zither Playing Cards
One of the most popular zither gifts is a set of playing cards. Each comes packaged in a cardboard box for easy gifting. Poker size cards measure 2.5 by 3.5 inches, with 52 playing cards and 2 jokers per deck. Click on any design to see the available options. Standard cards are printed on smooth card stock, and premium quality Bicycle playing cards are printed on durable semi-gloss card stock.
The Third Man
Theatrical Trailer (1949)
The Third Man (1949)
British director Carol Reed’s film noir was set in post-World War II Vienna and starred Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, and Trevor Howard. Considered one of the greatest films of all time, The Third Man is celebrated for its acting, cinematography, and musical score. Viennese zitherist Anton Karas wrote and performed the score, using only the zither. In 1950 the film’s title music “The Third Man Theme” topped the music charts and Anton Karas became an international star.
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