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Violin Bow Cases


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The bow is an essential part of playing the violin, and like the instrument itself, needs to be protected from accidental damage. A violinist should recognize that their bow as delicate as the violin. Even though the wood used to make bows is hard and durable, there is always a risk of it breaking if the appropriate level of care isn’t used.

To protect your bow when not playing, it should be stored in a quality violin case or a bow case. Leaving the bow out increases the risk of damage to the bow, or of contaminating the hair with oil or grease, requiring a rehair.

Cases for Violin Bow

The Long Island Violin Shop is where you can find everything you need to enjoy playing the violin to the fullest. We not only have an outstanding selection of violins for every skill level, but we also carry everything you need to get the most out of your instrument and to protect it, including premium quality violin bow cases from some of the world’s most trusted manufacturers.

It is important to remember that storing your violin bow in its own case is just one part of the process of protecting this delicate instrument. To ensure that your bow is always ready for your next playing session, follow these steps when using your violin bow case:

  1. Wipe the stick with a clean, dry cloth
  2. Loosen the tension on the hair until it is completely slack.
  3. When placing the bow in the case make sure it is secured with any bow holders, and that all latches are safely closed.

If you want to store your bow long-term, you might consider placing a mothball in the case to protect from moths, which will eat hair, ivory, and tortoiseshell. Wrap the mothball in a tissue and avoid contact with the bow itself. As instruments and bows are sensitive to temperature and humidity, monitor the humidity with a hygrometer, and humidify as needed.

When you buy a case for your violin bow from the LIVS, you can be sure that you’ll be happy with your purchase. Whether you're looking for a case to hold one bow, or many, we've got the options for you.

Need help finding the best violin bow case for your needs? Please call us at (855) 343 - 3535. Our expert staff will ensure that you select the right bow case for your musical journey, and that you are completely satisfied with your purchase.