Ashmead historical bows are made from the finest available materials. They are designed in consultation with professional baroque and classical musicians, keeping within the historical framework of the day.
Within this site are samples of many modern and period bows, all hand crafted by Ralph Ashmead. The information presented here is intended to be used as a first step towards selecting the bow that most closely meets your needs.
Of course!!!! I am enjoying your bow everyday! Few days ago I played with Mr. Onofri at the Concert in Tokyo!!! (Toshihiko was the member of the orchestra!) Enrico and I played with your Bows!!!!! I think ….my baroque bow made in ironwood. Please see the pictures of my baroque… bow and classical bow! Thank you again for my great creator! Read more “Setsuko Mizuta”