The bow of the violin
is composed of a stick, built of Pernambuco wood, (they also exist of
other wood, and materials as glass fiber or the fiberglass or the carbonfiber).
In one of their ends it is the head and in the other one the check, this
one of ebony wood, although there are also of ivory, mother-of-pearl or
tortoiseshell. From one end to the other are tightened a small quantity
of mane of horse line that will be those that will rub the strings of
the instrument, making it sound. They should be carefully combed and neatly
hilt of the bow: it is composed by the braid covering of metal or silver
filament and leather.
the atelier bows are not built, but the following works are carried out:
or put new mane of violin bows, violas, violoncellos and contrabasses.