The Best Cello Bows

Every cellist recognises the important role a good quality bow plays in their performance. Here at Normans we aim to provide you with some of the best cello bows available on the market within the student/intermediate range. In this article I will be talking about the features of our best bows in terms of quality and value for money. If you have any questions or need any further advice, please do not hesitate to contact me directly; or 01283 535333 option 1.

Forenza Cello Bow


Forenza Cello Bows have found their place among our best value bows that offer outstanding quality and playability giving more expensive models a run for their money!

The Forenza Student Cello bow range, with natural horse hair, ebony frog and double pearled eyes really does offer a good quality sound and value-for-money in all aspects. This Cello bow is perfect for the beginner / student who is used to the weight of a wooden bow and still wants great quality on a budget. Made using a high quality Brazil wood its both strong and durable. An ebony frog with double pearled eyes gives the bow a classic look and the natural horse hair used on the bow has been specially selected to give just the right amount of resistance while playing.

The popular Forenza brand offers great quality instruments at breakthrough prices. Our range of Forenza instruments includes a wide variety of double basses, cellos, violins and violas as well as a great selection of accessories including strings, bows and instrument carry cases.

Available in: Full, 3/4, 1/2, 1/4 and 1/8 size.

Stentor 1536 Cello Bow


Our second option, we offer you the Stentor 1536 Cello bow. This will be an excellent spare or replacement for not only Stentor but any other make of cello. The bow is made from carefully selected, high quality Brazil wood and features a round stick, natural white horsehair and a full mounted ebony frog. Designed with a perfect balance, the bow naturally becomes an extension of your arm and hand, allowing an accurate flow and adhesion for even the most intricate and technically demanding of musical passages. This will definitely help you bring out the best sound of your instrument and while providing longevity and durability.

Available in: Full, 3/4, 1/2 and 1/4 size.

So if you are struggling with an old, hair-depleted bow, and want instant improvement in your performance, hesitate no more. Our Cello Bows are the perfect remedy.