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.

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About us

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.

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Browse through our gallery of custom made violins, violas, ‘cellos and basses. We also have examples of our restoration work, updated regularly.

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