Colin Cross graduated from the Newark School of Violin Making, with a Distinction, in 1989 and, since then, has worked extensively as a restorer, repairer and maker of fine violins.
As a maker, he specialises in violins and violas with a tonal quality as rich and individual as their texture and finish. Colin also has a nation-wide reputation for sensitive and sympathetic restoration and repair work.
Colin's reputation as a restorer of considerable skill has been well earned. Professional players, violin dealerships across the country, and other players, often bring specific projects hundreds of miles for his specialist restoration.
Browse through our gallery of custom made violins, violas, ‘cellos and basses. We also have examples of our restoration work, updated regularly.