• Cremona Violin Makers and Dealers - San Francisco
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Bow Rehair & Restauration

Rehairing a bow is considered necessary maintenance. At CREMONA we know how important it is to be able to count on a perfect rehair every time. We believe in quality work and quality materials. We use only the finest unbleached horse hair from colder climates.   Bows can require other repairs as well such as straightening the stick, repairing the frog, and replacing the grip. And, fitting a new ivory, mammoth or silver face plate.

Bow Rehairs Price
(rehair and clean):

  • violin and viola . . . . . . .$60.00
  • cello . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$75.00
  • double bass . . . . . . . . . $85.00
  • Best Horse Hair Used
  • Rehairing,
  • Bending the stick,
  • Balance of the bow,
  • Silver or silk lapping,
  • Thumb piece or protective leather,

Bow Repairs
Replacement including:

  • silver/whalebone lappings
  • thumb leathers
  • pearl slides
  • brass eyes, faces,pearl eyes
  • straightening of stick
  • for broken sticks

Gasparo da Salò (May 20, 1542, Salò - April 14, 1609) is the name given to Gasparo di Bertolotti, one of the earliest violin makers and an expert double bass player. Around 80 of his instruments are still in existence: violins (small and large), alto and tenor violas, viols, violones and double basses, violas with only a pair of corners, ceteras.

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