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Silver-mounted viola bow by

Stephen Thomson, 71g

A bow should feel like a natural extension of the arm. Stephen's bows are made to suit different players and styles of playing and are influenced by some of the most respected French makers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries



Stick: pernambuco (Paubrasilia echinata)

Mounts: silver, ebony (Diospyros crassiflora)

Pearl: ormer (Haliotis tuberculata)

Thumb band: kangaroo leather (Macropus giganteus)

Lapping: imitation whalebone

Face: polymer composite AMW-814

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