Arcus Quality Designation
Arcus bows are rated for quality and assigned a corresponding number. The higher the number, the better the quality of the stick. Levels 5 and 6 are our best selling bows and really show what Arcus bows have to offer. Levels 7 and 8 have a cleaner, more
effortless attack, with exceptional clarity and a rich, organic tone. Level 9 bows are rare, and are not always available. Arcus reserves the level 9 designation for bows that they consider to be
Arcus S Series Cello Bows
Arcus S Series Cello Bows are both strong and light. They are quick, agile, brilliant and powerful. The S series cello bows are prized for their effortless play and beautiful, brilliant tone color. Recommended for large scale instruments with a dark sound. Approx. 68 grams.
Arcus M Series Cello Bows
Arcus M Series Cello Bows are slightly heavier and more flexible than the S line, and draw a softer, warmer tone. Recommended for smaller instruments with a brighter sound. Approx. 72 grams.
Arcus Müsing Series Cello Bows
Arcus Müsing Series Cello Bows offer exceptional performance at a budget price. Approx. 75 grams.
Arcus bows are continually evolving and improving. For a review of those lines that have come and gone, visit: