What factors affect bow quality and price?


 - wood quality and species

 - balance

 - weight

 - stick strength and resiliance

 - stick straightness and camber

 - bowing "feel" and  response

 - hair type and quality grade

 - craftsmanship and aesthetic appearance

 - tone produced

 - quality grade and metal type of frog mountings

 - decorative aspects of frog and screw

 - when and where it was made and by whom

 - Age and condition / repair history


bows


We stock bows in a varied range of prices and player levels, both wood and carbon / synthetic construction.  Our bows are our primarily in the $50 to $1000 range and should meet the needs of the beginner to semi-professional musicians.  Most of our bows are for the violin, although have a limited inventory of viola and cello bows.  All of our bows are haired with genuine, premium, unbleached horse hair.  We offer fast and professional bow rehairing for violin, viola, cello, viola da gamba, and bass bows




Century Strings Fiberglass  $60

Century Strings Carbon Fiber $89


Knoll Pernambuco 305K, nickel, octagonal, German - $700


Sousa Bows "Classic" Pernambuco, silver mounted, round, Brazil - $950

Sousa Bows "Spicato" Pernambuco, silver mounted, round, Brazil - $585

Sousa Bows "Sonata" Pernambuco, nickel mounted, round, Brazil - $350


Francois Mouton Pernambuco (USED), Octagonal - $600

Vintage German Pernambuco, Octagonal, no stamp - $700

Vintage August Prell, Round, Germany - $550

Luan Ruy Pernambuco, (USED) $550


CodaBow Prodigy, Nickel mounted -  $311.00

CodaBow Diamond NX, nickel mounted - $387.00

CodaBow Diamond SX, silver mounted - $535.50

CodaBow Diamond GX, gold mounted - $803.00
CodaBow Luma, nickel mounted - $626.00

CodaBow Marquise GS - $1295


viola


Select Brazilwood, fully lined frog, octagonal, Chinese - $70

Carbon fiber, Chinese - $99

Core 600 Series Carbon/Pernambuco  - $185
CodaBow Prodigy - $311
Fine Pernambuco, fully lined frog, octagonal, Chinese - $300
Dorfler Pernambuco, Octagonal, German - $685

cello

Century Strings fiberglass - $70
Core 1085VC Brazilwood, Chinese, 4/4- $75
Core Select Series Braided Carbon Fiber, nickel, Chinese: $199
CodaBow Prodigy - $374
CodaBow Diamond NX, nickel mounted - $468.00
CodaBow Diamond GX, gold mounted - $965.00

Core 1090VC Pernambuco, Chinese,  4/4 - $199