FF Shaeffer, Brazil violin bow


The F. Schaeffer bow making company, situated in the city of Aracruz on the coast north of Rio de Janiero, is one of a number of Brazilian workshops producing excellent student and professional grade bows from sustainable pernambuco wood. The workmanship is skilled, clean and elegant, and the playability is outstanding for a nickel-silver mounted bow around $1,000.00. The articulation is immediate and decisive, without excess stick vibration, adherence to the string during fast legato strokes is very good, and spiccato is easily produced and reliable.

60.0 - 62.0g