To get the best sound from a Jews harp you need a quality instrument.The type that are often seen in music shops, and here on Ebay, are a simple open shape and often chrome or silver coloured.
These are factory made and should be seen as basic instruments that will not give the best sound and are harder to play.
How to choose a better Jews harp?When you look at traditional style jews harps they are made of two parts: a frame and a blade or tang. The closer the frame is to the tang the better the sound will be.
This is because it focuses more of the resonance into the mouth.