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This silver-mounted cello bow by Stephen Thomson was made in 2023 and weighs 81.5g

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: Silver tinsel

Face: Bone (Bos indicus)

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