Who are we?

The String Zone was founded in 2004 by Andrew Riley in Egham, Surrey. It has since grown to become by far the largest online UK retailer of orchestral strings, cases, bows and accessories. Buy with confidence from a company whose staff have over 30 years' experience in all aspects of bowed strings.

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Recent Buyer Reviews
Vision SOLO Violin Strings, SET Beautiful warm sound, very playable and quick to settle. I’m likely to stick with this set (silver D). Really suit my fiddle. A pricey set but pr... full review...
8 days ago
Larsen Il Cannone Gold Violin String . E Very focused sound but not shrill powerful but not shrill very impressive well on my violin which is a strad copy but a long form PG copy lower bo... full review...
11 days ago
Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Violin Strings, SET Bright strong tone I’ve tried various other brands over the years -Corelli, Larsen, Dominant. Evah Pirazzi strings are relatively pricey but they... full review...
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