Moseley Violins, Birmingham, England 

We are open from Tuesday to Saturday. 

 UPDATED JUNE 2022: Customers are welcome on an APPOINTMENT-basis,  and we request that face-masks are worn.

This is to ensure the shop is not crowded, to protect any vulnerable people and so that we give you good attention.

However, you may be able to book an appointment for today – so just phone or email to make one.

We update our website regularly, so you can see the range of what we can offer – just click on the shop tab above and choose a category. 

See further down the page for a full list of the services we offer.   

EXPERTISE: With over 40 years’ experience of selling, repairing and restoring stringed musical instruments,

we aim to support musicians of all ages/standards

LISTEN: You can hear some of our instruments by typing soundsample (all one word) into the search bar above. 

Email us at: or give us a call on 0121 693 1214 and we will work with you to meet your musical needs.


 Violins Shop

Moseley Violins Services

  • A fair and honest advice to help chose an instrument or bow; one-to-one demonstration /selection process; by appointment
  • We aim to achieve best results in playability and tonal response from each instrument that we sell
  • Bow rehairing and repairing service which is also available by post
  • Free verbal assessments for adjustments, repairs and restorations of any stringed instrument (including guitar, mandolin, sitar, lute, etc) or bows
  • All instrument adjustments, setting up, repairs and restorations by experienced luthiers and experts, who are all musicians themselves
  • Selling your instrument, we can do this if it is in good playable order (we can work with you to ensure your instrument is in good order first)
  • Insurance valuations, insurance claim documents, instrument certificates
  • Phone us on 0121 693 1214 or email us on
  • On-site parking (limited spaces)


All work is carefully assessed and carried out to professional standard on the premises. We specialise in making high quality instruments to customer order. We can offer free assessments of the condition of instruments and bows, and provide estimates for repairs, restorations and insurance quotations.


Our specialist knowledge is founded with over 40 years in the trade. We offer a free verbal valuation for instruments brought to us for examination; whereas a fee is made for a “letter headed” full insurance certificate, as per value.


Violectra is a range of electric violins, violas, cellos, and vio-basses, custom made by David Bruce Johnson. Choice of  4, 5, 6, &  7 string standard and 4 & 5 string octave tuned violins and violas ; 4 & 5 string cello models; and 3, 4, & 5 string vio-basses.