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(510) 423-3837


Ifshin Violins

6420 Fairmount Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530


(510) 423-3837

Violin Makers. Restorations. Appraisals. Bows

Over the years Ifshin has assembled a large personal collection of rare French bows and Italian violins. In 2008, Ifshin Violins designed, built and moved to a much larger studio in El Cerrito, California. In 1981, Ifshin had only two part-time employees. The workshop has grown and prospered, and today there is a staff of 16.
Ifshin Violins is recognized worldwide for the sale and restoration of fine string instruments and bows. Jay Ifshin is a member of the Appraisers Association of America and is frequently called upon to examine stringed instruments and bows. Jay Ifshin together with Haide Lin, Shop Foreman also produce the Jay Haide l'ancienne series of instruments.
Ifshin Violins offers an extensive selection of string instruments, including violins, violas and cellos. We offer a collection of modern Italian masters such as Scarampella, Bisiach, Pollastri and others. Our staff will help you find the right instrument that you are looking for. To learn more about our products and services, call us at (510) 423-3837.

Why Choose Us?

  • 36 Years in Business
  • Competitive Rates
  • Friendly and Courteous Staff
  • Exceptional Customer Service

Our Services Include:

  • String Instrument Repairs
  • String Instrument Rentals
  • String Instrument Sales
  • and More 
Speak With Our Representative Today!

(510) 423-3837

Business Hours

Mon - Fri: 10:30am - 6:00pm
Sat: 10:30am - 4:00pm
Sun: Closed