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"My experience searching for a fine instrument at The String House was incredibly pleasurable and rewarding. They worked closely with understanding my specific needs in a violin, both in tone color and projection ability, and matched me with several high quality instruments fitting both these qualifications and my price range. Their extensive knowledge, friendly, and uniquely pressure-free environment made the entire process very enjoyable. I am incredibly grateful for the violin I purchased--it has completely exceeded my expectations!"

Lauren Cauley


To the player the choice of bow is critical to the overall sound of his instrument, and will invariably enhance one's ability to perform. A bow may be selected for any number of reasons, but in the end, the choice is always personal in nature.

From student to virtuoso, The String House has always felt it imperative to provide a wide range of select bows to meet the players needs. Our collection consists of today's fine contemporary makers as well as the English and French masters of the "Old School". The following is a partial list of bows available at The String House:
Violin Bows $20,000-$100,000
Violin Bows $6,000-$19,000
M.A. Husson c.1925 S/E
Violin Bows $3,600-$5,500
Augagneur-Bergeron S/E
J.M. Philibert S/E
P. Serdet S/E
Charles Nicolas Bazin N/E
Francois Lotte N/E
Siegfried Finkel S/E
Otto A. Hoyer
Heinz Dolling S/E
Albert Nurnberger S/E (3)
August Rau S/E (3)
Grandini N/E
Alfons Riedl G/M
Richard Grunke***
Violin Bows $750-$1,200
Joseph Richter
L. Bausch
F. Schaeffer Brasil
Conrad Gotz***
Grim Berlin
Horst John*
C. Lozer Brasil
Violin Bows $150-$350
Erich Steiner Brazilwood
 Violin Bows $2,400-$3,500
J.T.L. S/E
Christian Wanka
Manoel Francesco S/E
E.M. Penzel
Carl-Suess S/E
Johs O. Paulus Engraved Silver
Jerome Thibouville-Lamy S/E (6)
H.R. Pfretzschner S/E
A.E. Prager S/E
Horst Schicker G/E
Adolf C. Schuster S/E (4)
R. Weichold-Dresden
Violin Bows $1,200-$2,400
E. Reidel***
Otto Pfretzschner
E. Herrmann
Albert Herrmann
Otto Adler 
Albert Schuster
Alois Sandner
J.E. Chorlian
Paul Richard Heberlein
Klaus W. Uebel S/H
Klaus W. Uebel
Andreas Uebel
Ernst Kreusler
Valdecir** (2)
Jacobus Hornsteiner
Weichold a Dresden
Marcel Fetique a Paris
Violin Bows $350-$650
CODA - Diamond Series
A. Nardi
R.F. Hoyer
Guy Jeandel
H.C. Pfretzschner
G. Werner (3)
Karl Beck
Vuillaume a Paris
Andreus Morelli
John Brasil (7)
Alessandro Carlesso
Walter Mettal
Leon Pique
Marco Raposo
Raymundo Almeida
Viola Bows $3,000-$40,000
Nicolas Maline c.1850
Georg Lyon Lamy S/E
James Tubbs
Marcel LaPierre
Siegfried Finkel
W.E. Hill & Sons
William Salchow
E. Solar
French c.1840
Malcolm Taylor G/M
Malcolm Taylor S/E
Rodney Mohr
Garner Wilson G/M
J.T.L. France
Marc LaBerte S/E
Adolf C. Schuster
Fr. Wunderlich-Leipzig
Johs O. Paulus 
Viola Bows $900-$3,000
D. Silveira
D. Fracalossi Brasil
Emile Dupree
Georg Werner
Chagas Brasil
Horst John
Raymundo Almeida
P. Solar Madrid
Wm. Moennig & Son
Klaus W. Uebel (4)
Andreas Uebel
Wm. Moennig & Son S/E
R. Dotschkail***
R. Dotschkail G/E
Viola Bows $400-800
Raymundo Almeida
R.A. Meinel
Danilo Cecato
F.C. Pfretzschner
Hermann Luger
H.R. Wilhelm
H.R. Pfretzschner
Lubos Odlas
Ernst Kreusler
Horst Schicker
Alfred Knoll
CODA Diamond Series
Viola Bows $180-400
Cello Bows $3,000-$40,000
Joseph Alfred Lamy c.1905
W.E. Hill & Sons S/E (Bishop)
Marie Louis Piernot
Edwin Hermann 
Armanini Cremona
J.P. Knoll
Albert Nurnberger G/M
Albert Nurnberger S/M
Rodney D. Mohr
Garner Wilson
H.R. Pfretzschner
Bausch/Knopf Workshop N/E
Andreas Uebel S/E
Albert Kramling S/E
R. Weichold S/E
Gottfried Sturm 
Cello Bows $450-$3,000
Johann Krausch S/H
Emile Dupree (2)
M. Kloss
R.F. Hoyer
F.C. Pfretzschner
Ernst Ritter
Schaeffer Brasil
T. Pamolin-Brasil 3/4 Size
Lothar Seifert
A. Carvalho Brasil
W.E. Dorfler***
V.A. Pfeil
D. Chagas Brasil
D. Silveira
Klaus W. Uebel
Andreas Uebel
CODA Diamond Series
Cello Bows $200-$450
Erich Steiner Brazilwood
BASS BOWS - Pernambuco
Jerome Thibouville-Lamy S/E F
Robert Reichel N/E G
H.R. Pfretzschner Workshop N/E F
A. Carvalho S/E F
A. Carvalho S/E F
Emil Dupree N/E F
Claudmano Santos S/E G
Valdecir N/E G
Unstamped N/E F
Unstamped N/E G
 CODA BOW - CodaBow is the premier family of carbon fiber performance bows for violin, viola, cello and bass. The String House carries the complete line of CODA bows that enhance all levels of performance from student to professional. Please call us for pricing.

ARCOS BRASIL - Committed to quality, Arcos Brasil has been able to produce student bows of remarkable excellence and make their bows as close to perfection as possible. Contact us for pricing and availability.

JON PAUL BOWS - JonPaul Bows strongly support conservation efforts to protect dwindling rain forests and wood supplies. Since their start in 1997, JonPaul Bows has pioneered the use of alternative materials to make great-playing carbon fiber composite bows. They also support the production of wood bows made from existing wood stocks and the responsible harvesting of renewable woods.