A Behind-the-Scenes Look at what sets Southwest Strings apart from the others...

Southwest Strings has become a national resource of musicians, students, and teachers to find instruments of the highest quality. From our lutherie in Tucson, Arizona, where we set up each instrument individually and with the utmost attention to strict standards, to your front door... our instruments carry with them the professional artistry of our professional luthiers.

Watch our Head Luthier, Rebecca, explain why it is so important to get your instruments from trusted experts.


D'Addario Micro Tuner

D'Addario Micro Tuner

An easy-to-read, multi-color display and visual metronome in an attractive compact design.

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Kun Solo Shoulder Rest

Kun Solo

The product of two years of research, development and testing, the Solo combines pizzazz and practicality.

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Thomastik Dominant

Thomastik Dominant

History well deserved for performance, chosen by teachers and professionals alike...now affordably priced.

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Gewa Cases

Gewa Cases

Gewa cases are widely renowned for their high level of quality, durability, and usability.

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Traxx Endpin Anchor

Traxx Endpin Anchor

The Everest shoulder rest is designed with comfort and quality, for the beginner to the professional.

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Humiditrak

Humiditrak

Protect your instrument with D'Addario's newest technology that interfaces with your phone!

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CodaBow

CodaBow

The globally trusted name in bow technology. Globalbow technology to keep your travel safe and simple.

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Sevillano Mariachi

Sevillano Mariachi

Sevillano instruments feature quality tonewoods with beautiful, decorative inlays.

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All The Tools You Need

Instrument-making is an art that has been passed down through generations of families for centuries. Increased access to the supplies needed for making an instrument has made it possible for musicians and artists all over the world to try their hand at creating an instrument. From the selection of woods, to the choice of fittings, each instrument can be specifically tailored to the maker. We have all the tools and fittings you need to make your instrument exactly to your specifications.

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