Ifshin Violins
Rare & Fine Instruments

The Ifshin Collection of Fine Bows

Over the years, Jay Ifshin has acquired many fine bows from the most skilled contemporary makers and has kept some of the best for his personal collection. He has recently put several particularly nice bows from his collection on sale. This in addition to an already spectacular selection of fine bows makes now an excellent time to upgrade your bow!

Below $1,000

J.P. Bernard

Nickel mounted, ebony frog. In his Brussels workshop, Pierre Guillaume makes bows for violins, violas and cellos. With instrument maker Jan Strick he runs the Maison Bernard, which they took over in 1986. This affordably priced model has become one of our favorite high quality student bows and is always in high demand.

Arcos Brasil

Various makers, special model with horn or snakewood frog and pearl fleur d' lys.

Violin Bows Below $1,000

Jay Haide, J.H., Emile Richaud, Ary France Hybrid, Josef Sandner, Nicolas Delaune, Ernst Heinrich Roth, Lubas Odlas, Eduard Reichert, Chagas-Brasil, Horst John, V. Schaeffer, John Brasil, Ary France, Erich Steiner.

Read more about our affordable bow options.

Carbon Fiber Bows

Jay Haide; CodaBow: Diamond GX, SX, NX, and Prodigy; Jon Paul Bravo; J. Tabary.