The first known mention to Karl Schwarz dates from 1679 mem Moln, Austria. In 1981 the company received the quality certification of Austria. Nowadays it is dedicated to the manufacture of instruments such as berimbaus, kazoos, ocarinas, plunger flutes, percussion spoons and bread flutes.
It is a family business in which all stages of production are supervised by family members. The production is handcrafted and follows the best manufacturing practices of old European instruments.