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Arcus Carbon Fiber Bows

Carbon Fiber Bows for Professionals - Lightweight, Powerful, and Lightning-Fast

A paradigm shift for bow makers and players alike, Arcus bows offer an agility and quality of performance simply not possible with traditional materials and bow making techniques. Ranging from approx. 47 to 54 grams, Arcus bows are extraordinarily lightweight. They offer a startlingly wide, rich, and dynamic range of tone colors. But, the real draw is how they feel in the hand and touch the strings. Particularly in the upper level Arcus bows, the performance is clear, smooth, and effortless. They also allow the player to practice or perform for hours with little fatigue. Available in a dizzying array of models to suit your instrument and style. Contact us to arrange a free consultation.

Arcus S Series Violin Bows

Arcus S Series Violin Bows offer great strength and agility with a lively and rapid bounce. The lightest of the Arcus lines at approx. 48 grams, their brilliant tonality makes them ideally suited for darker sounding instruments and players seeking projection, clarity of tone and lightning fast agility.

Arcus T Series Violin Bows

Arcus T Series Violin Bows are more elastic than the S series, with weight shifted away from the middle toward frog and tip for greater stability. They offer a beautifully warm pallette of tone colors with slightly less brilliance than the S series. Approx. 51 grams.

Arcus M Series Violin Bows

Arcus M Series Violin Bows are more elastic than either S or T series, yielding the darkest tone. A good choice for players with "closed" sounding instruments. Approx. 51 grams.

Arcus P Series Violin Bows

Arcus P Series Violin Bows offer the greatest strength (stiffness/resilience) of any of the Arcus series. Designed to match more heavily built violins, like typical Guarneri models, the P series is a good match for instruments with a brighter sound. Approx. 53 grams.

Arcus Müsing Series Violin Bows

Arcus Müsing Series Violin Bows were specifically designed to meet the needs of players with a budget of under $1,500. They are balanced for a slightly heavier feel and greater stability. Given their pricing structure, they are also an excellent value, i.e. the buyer gets a high degree of performance quality per dollar spent. Approx. 54 grams.


Arcus bows are continually evolving and improving. For a review of those lines that have come and gone, visit: http://www.arcus-muesing.de/en/products/violinbows/special-models-and-earlier-series.html

Arcus Quality Designation

Arcus bows are rated for quality and assigned a corresponding number. The higher the number, the better the quality of the bow's performance. Levels 5 and 6 are our best selling bows. The upper level bows offer exceptional playability, a wide and rich palette of tone colors and a smooth, clear, effortless articulation.