A yarting was a stringed instrument, similar to a guitar, common to Amn and Calimshan.[1][2]


Yartings were widespread among bards across Faerûn and many variations of the instrument existed.[2]

Various sizes of yartings were available for purchase through Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue.[3]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Ed Greenwood, Sean K. Reynolds, Skip Williams, Rob Heinsoo (June 2001). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 3rd edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 22. ISBN 0-7869-1836-5.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kim Mohan ed. (2015). Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 124. ISBN 978-0786965809.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jeff Grubb, Julia Martin, Steven E. Schend et al (1992). Aurora's Whole Realms Catalogue. (TSR, Inc), p. 22. ISBN 0-5607-6327-2.