Pernambuco Perfected: Savings on Bows for You! Starts Friday @ Keller Strings

Pernambuco Perfected:

Savings on Bows for You!

Bow makers call the heartwood from the Pau Brasil tree ‘Pernambuco’.

The significance of sound on your instrument is advanced by the finesse of your bow. This weekend it is all about the bow!  No carbon fiber,  carbon graphite, or composite material in this sales event!  Also available for order from our Online Shop during Sale Days.
Special Pricing on In-stock Bows
for Violin, Viola, Cello & Bass
Save up to 40%

Three days only:
Friday, November 17th
Saturday, November 18th
Sunday, November 19th


Sales Event Hours:
Friday & Saturday 10-4
Sunday Noon-4


Pernambuco bows made in Germany and Brazil

For private showing or more information, call 504-265-0530

View a sampling of our sale bows below!


 Manoel Francisco, maker since 1995, is without a doubt one of the premier bow makers in Brazil. Elegant finishing and complex craftsmanship are hallmarks of a Manoel Francisco bow. This is a special edition Villaume style bow. Silver tinsel winding, bone tip, lizard-leather thumb-grip. Frog is finished by bowmaker himself.

VIOLIN bow: 62g

PERFECT PERNAMBUCO SALE PRICE $1,560 $1,400


Fourth generation German makers, Dörfler Master Bows exercise a maximum of influence to sound, purity, strength and polish of the tone. It is only the Dörfler Master Bow which enables the art of playing to be put into its true light. Model D022 Three Star Master Violin bow: sterling silver.

Violin Bow: 60g

PERFECT PERNAMBUCO SALE PRICE: $1,490 $1,195.


Alfons Riedl is a German made, German Style Bass Bow with a strong but delicate stick. The new lined frog houses salt and pepper hair, which gives the bow more grit! The stick was made circa 1950, and weighs in at 136g $750. SALE $675.

BASS bow: 136g

PERFECT PERNAMBUCO SALE PRICE: $750 $675


 The Brazilian Bow makers from Atelier Casara work  under  Mr. Renato Casara’s personal supervision – he has been making bows since 1998. This significant Viola Bow features a round, pernambuco stick, a fully lined frog, with an abalone shell Parisian eye, 3 part button.

VIOLA Bow: 72g

PERFECT PERNAMBUCO SALE PRICE: $603 $480


Juliano Oliveira has worked as a bow maker for over 10 years. He is without a doubt an excellent example of the new  generation of Brazilian Bow makers. Aged Pernambuco wood; frogs crafted in Italy with fine finishing by the bow maker, proprietary frog styling, lizard-leather thumb-grip, goldfish slide, silver winding, bone tip, inlayed button.
 
CELLO Bow: 82g
 
PERFECT PERNAMBUCO SALE PRICE: $1,349.95 $1,180

Luan Ruy has worked as a bow maker since 2005. Perfect craftsmanship and clean work made his bows top quality among bow makers in Brazil. Aged Pernambuco wood; single-eye, half-mounted frog; bone tip, goat-leather thumb-grip, nickel-silver lapping.
 
CELLO Bow
 
PERFECT PERNAMBUCO SALE PRICE: $620 $495

Founded in Schonbach, Germany in 1887, the Hofner shop has consistently delivered a superior product. Their bows still bear the founder’s name – Karl Hofner. This Violin bow has an octagonal pernambuco stick with silver fittings. The ebony frog has a mother of pearl slide and a Parisian style eye, which is also mother of pearl.

VIOLIN Bow

PERFECT PERNAMBUCO SALE PRICE: $1,195 $720


Started by Alfred in 1932 the Knoll Bow making company has now spanned three generations of Knolls. Alfred Knoll Cello Bow 316C features a round, pernambuco stick, and is sterling silver mounted. The frog is ebony, with a large Parisian eye. The screw is three parts, sterling silver rings, ebony core, and abalone shell button.

CELLO Bow: 80.05g

PERFECT PERNAMBUCO SALE PRICE: $1,095 $720


Keller Strings is celebrating 5 years here in NOLA! Come celebrate with us on June 10 12-4:30 for an open house featuring complimentary snowballs from Hansen’s Snobliz and musical performances from students in the studio of Carrie Telthourst!