Bows

Belcanto Violins Bows

At Belcanto Violins we have a bow for your every need. From our starter model at the BB 1 Series to Professional Level BB 5 & 7 Series. You can expect affordability yet quality and maximum sound to partner with your violin.

To ensure durability and tone quality, we source the strongest Brazil and Pernambuco woods. We have also specially designed for weight and balance control, the carbon fibre models for your choosing in our 7 Series range and for lovers of Baroque music, we carry a special Snakewood Baroque Bow.

For serious players, we customize Archetier Series Bows. These Bows are well weighted and are made by the strongest and most carefully selected Pernambuco Woods.

BB3 SERIES

Well balanced hexagonal Brazil wood Stick, reliable and draws a deep tone which produces adequate tone colors. Available from 1/10 to 4/4 sizes.

BB1 Series

Round Stick, Easy playability, balanced and durable, thicker and stronger than other similar priced bows, but lightweight with maximum sound. Available in 1/16 to 4/4 sizes.

BB5 Series HexAGON

Well-weighted Pernambuco stick, excellent control to bring out sweet and sonorous tone colors. Able to control a large range of dynamics. The bow of choice for many of our customers. Available from 1/8 to 4/4 sizes

BB5 SERIES ROUND

Beautiful Bullhorn Frog and a versatile rounded Pernambuco stick. Brings out bounce and tone colours well. Provides a large range of dynamics

BB5 SERIES EXTEND

Strong Pernambuco Hexagonal Stick with an extended screw for larger hands. Responsive and very expressive. Being well weighted and balanced to produce a large range of dynamics and tone colors, this is a choice bow for competition use.

BB7 SERIES CARBON

Powerful and Solid Carbon Fibre Stick, Fleur De Lys Frog inlay. This well weighted and balanced bow brings out controlled bow strokes and a vast range of dynamics. A choice bow for examinations and competition use, ideal for spiccato, ricochet passages and more. Hairs are Siberian quality and stick to the strings well. A very reliable and responsive bow.

BB7 SERIES HYBRID

Carbon Fibre Bow with sylized Bullshorn Frog. This model possesses some qualities of the wooden counterparts. Brings out well focused tones, with a vast range of sweet tone colors and dynamics. Well balanced and fitted with Siberian hairs to give a solid control for difficult passages.

BB7 SERIES BAROQUE

Very durable Snakewood Stick. Well weighted and balanced to produce a clear and focused sound needed for Baroque use. Has a good balance for voice highlights. A joy to use for Baroque players and those who would like a first hand experience with how Bach music can be played.

Archetier Series

The Archetier Series Bows are made and selected by the finest strong woods for bow-making. These are made by the master makers of our bow workshop. The bows featured here are the actual photos of the pieces available. Please contact us to have a try today.

A5253- SILVER MOUNTED ROUND STICK WITH SIBERIAN HAIRS 4/4 SIZE

Carefully Selected Pernambuco Wood. Aims for player to execute precision yet flexible for an array of tone colours. Comfortable and well balanced and weighted. Brings out the best of your violin with a well rounded tone.

A6620 – SILVER MOUNTED/Mother OF PEARL, Round STICK WITH MONGOLIAN HORSETAIL 4/4 SIZE

Carefully Selected Pernambuco Strong Wood. This bow is stiffer and easy to control. Helps to display a large array of dynamic and vivid tone colors. Well Balanced and comes with an additional plain End Screw with a slightly heavier weight for added option to have two tonal differences with one bow.

A8233 – SILVER MOUNTED, ROUND STICK WITH MONGOLIAN HORSETAIL 4/4 SIZE

Carefully Selected Pernambuco Wood with beautiful sheen and highlights of amber. Characteristic large mother of pearl inlay on frog. Well balanced and a very expressive bow which would capture your creativity. Suitable for pieces like Mozart where you would need to capture very well phrased and delicate passages.