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 P Series Viola Bows
Arcus P Series Viola Bows are designed for large violas with high string tension. The shaft is stiff and powerful with a weight of only 57 grams.
Arcus M Series Viola Bows
Arcus M Series Viola Bows are designed for smaller violas with lower string tension. The shaft is more flexible and the bow draws a slightly warmer tone.
Arcus Müsing Series Viola Bows
Exceptional performance at a budget price.
Arcus bows are continually evolving and improving. For a review of those lines that have come and gone, visit: