Thank you for looking at the Brightwood Musical Instruments unique Horsehead Custom Violin. The instrument offered here is a smooth voiced rich sounding violin in the Guarneri design. The Flame on the maple back, sides and neck is deep and vibrant with the one-of-a-kind finish chosen by Brightwood for this superb instrument. The instrument glows. The single piece back is particularly well figured.
There are several noteworthy details of the construction that make this a very resonant instrument. The instrument will shipped from our Colorado store in an oblong hard case.
Every part of the handmade Brightwood violin that we offer has been meticulously cut from aged, high altitude spruce for the violin’s top; and hard, air dried and aged fiddle back maple for the violin’s back, sides, and neck. The violin’s fingerboard is cut from premium quality black ebony, as are the violin’s pegs, chin rest, and tailpiece, to match the beauty of the instrument.
Our Brightwood violins tops are tuned for the best projection and warmth of tone. Each is different, of course, but our high quality standards guarantee you a unique and wonderful instrument.
Your Brightwood Violin will give you many years of excellent play, and is guaranteed to be free of defects or we will repair or exchange it immediately, no questions asked.
The Brightwood line of violins are exclusively offered in the United States through our stores in Nederland Colorado, and available in a variety of designs and finishes. Our line of fractional sized instruments are well known and sought after for the clear balanced tone and quality construction. These are not the standard student violins that you see for sale for $45- $150 on ebay and elsewhere. This is a finely crafted instrument that is designed to make playing fun and productive for the student or individual who takes the fractional size instrument as a serious instrument, not a toy.
The finish on this instrument is unique to Brightwood. It is a bright warm sunset color and the instrument has wide, generous F-holes and nicely figured neck and peghead.
This violin is offered with a case and bow. The bow is a snakewood construction and features Mongolian Horsehair.
The sound is complex, loud and warm. We recommend that you use a quality string, like Infeld Vision or Dominant Strings (or similar) to bring out the full potential of the instrument. Upgrade string sets are extra. We can also supply any string type you might want, and can install your strings here prior to shipping or pick up