Recommended Bowmakers and Suppliers Links

Rather than list a limited number of sites, I recommend the comprehensive listing of most major Luthiers, Bowmakers and suppliers, explore David van Zandt's excellent site. The specific listing of early model bow makers can be found at:

David van Zandt


For the best current scholarship on the history of the bow, see Robert Seletsky's articles on "The Bow" in the New Grove and Early Music Magazine. Dr. Seletsky can be reached by email at: