Moseley Violins, Birmingham, England

We are open Tuesday to Saturday by appointment.

SPRING SPECIAL OFFERS: check here  to see them


PHONE 0121 693 1214 FOR DETAILS. 

 By appointment, because we can get very busy and we don’t  want to disappoint you.

However, you may be able to book an appointment for today – so just phone (0121 693 1214) or email to make one.

  • SEE: 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. 
  • LISTEN: You can hear some of our instruments by typing soundsample (all one word) into our website search bar
  • ASK:  We have over 40 years’ knowledge, expertise  and experience of selling, repairing and restoring stringed musical instruments.
  • TRY:  Make an appointment  try a range of instruments within your budget – or we can demonstrate them to you 
  • CONTACT: Email us at or give us a call on 0121 693 1214 and we will work with you to meet your musical needs.
  • FIND OUT MORE:  SEE  BELOW for our full range of services.
  • We occasionally hold events such as ‘How to look after your instrument’ sessions. Sign up here to find out more.  UPDATED JUNE 2024.

 Violin 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
  • Agency Sales of better quality instruments. We can do this if your instrument 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.