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SPECIAL FEATURED CLIENT
LAURIE WILLIAMS
Maker of Guitars and
Other String Instruments
Mangonui, New Zealand

....has been called a pioneer in his use of native New Zealand Kauri timbers and while there is an element of truth to this it may be simply a desire to use what is available locally....(more)

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Hammond Ashley Bass Violins violin-family-instruments : Seattle, Washington, USA
Our store offers beginning, intermediate and advanced violin, viola, cello and bass lessons and elementary, middle school, high school and adult instrument rentals, sales and repair services in Western Washington and Southern California.
Atelier Violins : London, UK
Gerard Murphy graduated from the Violin Making and Restoration Department of the The London Guildhall University. He has a wealth of experience and is renowned for his attention to detail and passion for the violin.
Bach Bogen : Wissembourg, France
....enables string players to play one, two, three and four strings simultaneously. The high arch of the bow allows full, sustained chords to be played and there is a lever mechanism that affects the tension and release of the bow hair.
Howard Ball Bow Maker : Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, UK
Working in orchestras and London studios with the best British musicians has proved invaluable to me as a bowmaker as it enables me to understand the very personal and unique needs of string players in relationship to their instruments.

Blackburn Stringed Instruments : London, UK
....began operating professionally in London in 1969 and has maintained its position as a premier Luthiers since that date. It issituated close to the Royal Albert Hall and Royal College of Music in South Kensington, central west London.
Dexinkaiyuan Co. Ltd. string-instrument-makers : China
De Xin Kaiyuan Trading Company produce all grades of violins and other string instruments.
MALCOLM HEALEY String Instrument Maker : London, UK
....has been making violins, violas, cellos and double-basses for more than twenty years. He studied in London and started by making his first violin (baroque instrument) which is being used professionally by one of London's leading players.
Neil Kristóf Értz string-instrument-maker : Cambridge, UK
"On completion of violin making school I went on to work for the next five years in some of the leading restoration workshops of Holland, France and Germany."
Jinqu "Golden Music" string-instrument-maker : China
Our workshop makes string instruments to models ranging from Stradivari and Guarneris to J. B. Guadagnini. We make violin, viola, cello and double bass by the style of Cremona from the renaissance to Romantic era.
Stefan Krattenmacher cello/doublebass-maker : Münchweier, Germany
"The many masterpieces of the great makers of the 17th and 18th Century, which I have had the opportunity to restore, have provided me with a continuous source of inspiration. However, my work is equally influenced by my everyday life."

Langstaffe Violins maker/restorer/shop/dealer : Leominster, Herefordshire, UK
John Langstaffe has been a professional luthier since 1989, when he graduated with distinction from the Newark School of Violin-making. His instruments are much sought after by leading contemporary orchestral musicians throughout the UK.
John Le Voi gipsy/jazz-guitar-maker : Alford, Lincs, UK
"Established in 1970, I am a luthier specialising in high quality Selmer Maccaferri style guitars."
Godefroy Maruejouls french-guitar-maker : London, UK
....builds and repairs acoustic and electric guitars. Well known for his gypsy jazz guitars, Godefroy also produces steel-string acoustic and a range of electric guitars.
David Milward - The Viola Workshop luthier : UK
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Frederick Phelps Ltd restorers : London, UK
....offers for sale a comprehensive selection of investment violins, violas, and cellos, specializing in Italian, French, Bohemian, Dutch, German and other makers as well as French, English and German bows of all periods.
Hans Pluhar violin-maker : London, UK
"My love for music has a great importance in my life. I love playing chamber music as a violinist, and going to good concerts can inspire me tremendously. These things keep me motivated to work lonely hours in the workshop."
Martin Rijsemus vioolbouw : Maastricht, Nederland
....groeide op in een omgeving waar ambacht en muziek zich verstrengelden: zijn vader was kunstsmid en zijn moeder speelde viool.

Vintage & Rare : Copenhagen, Denmark
....is the largest European website dedicated to vintage instrument enthusiasts and retailers. Currently, it represents over 10,000 vintage instruments from more than 400 dealers, builders and luthiers worldwide.

Adam Whone string-instruments-maker : London, UK
If you are a serious stringed instrument lover or player (or both), whether a chamber or orchestral player, soloist, student, amateur or collector then this site will be of great interest to you.

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