Chin Rests for Violin

Our new discovery is the fact that the weight of a chinrest plays a large role in the musician's attempt to achieve the best sound with a rich and clear volume.

Animato Strings therefore recommends investing in a chinrest that is as light as possible without necessarily using plastic to reduce its weight.

Check out Animato Strings' Ebony chirests with titanium fittings, NOT steel.

It is vital for all players to purchase a chin rest optimised to suit their specific needs, depending on their physique.

If you feel uncomfortable with your current chin rest, just bring your instrument with the player (!) and your current chin rest to us and let our experts upgrade it to something more comfortable and pleasing to the jaw!

There are different types of chin rests depending on preference and comfortability - there are several factors that go into choosing a chin rest, such as the material:

Order Your Violin Chin Rest from Animato Strings Australia!

1. Chin rests can be made out of Plastic, Ebony, Rosewood and Boxwood. Ebony is the most popular material.

2. Position: There are two positions for chin rests, the centre position, and the left position. Many musicians prefer a chin rest that supports the chin above the tailpiece.

3. Shape: Chin rests have all sorts of shapes, the Teka shape being the most comfortable shape for most musicians.

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Titanium Ebony Chin Rest Teka Style

Our Titanium Ebony Chin Rest Extension improves the sound of violins and violas with a lightweight, comfortable design. Made of high-quality ebony wood with a Titanium finish for sturdiness and lightness, it offers superior sound quality.

• Durable and lightweight 

• Teka-style chin rest for violins

• Very lightweight Titanium Feet

• Provides comfort while playing

• Helps produce good sound quality

• Higher profile for players with longer necks

• Hypo-allergenic minimizes skin reaction to metal

• Made from top-grade ebony wood - very fine carving to minimise weight.

This is a lightweight chinrest that weighs only 35.25 grams. It improves the violin's volume and sound quality. If it doesn't, you can return the chinrest for a full refund within seven days of receiving it.

$72.68 Price

Titanium Ebony Chin Rest Extended Teka Style

Our Titanium Ebony Chin Rest Extension improves the sound of violins and violas with its lightweight, comfortable design.

• Durable and lightweight

• Teka-style chin rest for violins

• Very lightweight Titanium Feet

• Provides comfort while playing

• Helps produce good sound quality

• Higher profile for players with longer necks

• Hypo-allergenic minimizes skin reaction to metal

• Made from top-grade ebony wood - very fine carving to minimise weight

This is a lightweight chinrest that weighs only around 36 to 37 grams. It improves the violin's volume and sound quality. If it doesn't, you can return the chinrest for a full refund within seven days of receiving it.

$72.68 Price

Teka Violin Chin Rest- Plastic

The Teka's overall shape appeals to players whose faces are somewhat V-shaped and whose chins are rather broad.

• Plastic chinrest

• Maximum height over instrument edge, (4/4) 25mm

• Model Teka

• GEWA brand. 

• Made in Germany

$10.45 Price

Teka Violin Chin Rest - Ebony

This Teka Chin Rest is - according to our experience - the most comfortable chin rest for most violin and viola players. This version is made of genuine ebony timber and is hand carved.

• Teka-style chin rest for violins

• Mounts on the left side and partially extends over the tailpiece

• Higher profile for players with longer necks

• Made from ebony wood

$27.23 Price

Wittner Chin Rest - Left position

This popular German composite chinrest is non-allergenic. Side-mounted with separate legs secures the anatomically designed cup at a flat angle. Smooth lip for added comfort and have an easy-to-install secure fitting.

• Synthetic composite material is hypoallergenic and lightweight

• Side-mounted with two snag-free legs - prevents your instrument from being scratched

• A screwdriver included for quick and easy installation

• Excellent German quality craftsmanship - built with precision!

• Smooth lip for added comfort

• Standard bracket

$45.41 Price

Wittner-Style Left Mounted Ebony Chin Rest

This Wittner-style Violin Chinrest is fully adjustable and anatomically designed with the new flesch-style chin rest.

• Synthetic composite material that is hypoallergenic and lightweight

• two snag-free legs - prevent your instrument from being scratched

• A screwdriver included for quick and easy installation

• Smooth lip for added comfort

• Standard bracket

• Anatomically designed

• Height and tilt adjustable

• Easy, secure fitting

$48.64 Price

Stuber Chin Rest For Violin

The Stuber model violin chin rest is a comfortable and skin-friendly chinrest by Berdani.

• 100% Handmade in Germany with over 30 years of experience.

• The Stüber model is equipped with a hill mechanism made of titanium or chrome-plated and firmly screwed to a sleeve system in the chin rest.

• The instrument lies securely and firmly on the body. The musician can concentrate more on himself and his instrument.

• The chinrest feet are slimly cut out, so the body of the string instrument swings freely.

$24.55 Price

Berber Chin Rest

This Berber-style chinrest has a medium size plate and elegant design that looks good and feels good! 

• A very comfortable option for violinists

• Accommodates various chin/jaw positions 

• Fits 4/4 or 3/4 violin

• 28 mm tall at the highest part

• Standard bracket, centre mounted

• Available in Ebony, Rosewood, and Boxwood

$39.95 Price

Mulko Violin Chin Rest- Crisscross Plate

This Mulko-style plastic chinrest fits 4/4 and 3/4 size violins with standard brackets.

• Made of Bakelite, a high-density plastic. 

• Mulko, ribbed plate. 

• Mounts beside the tailpiece. 

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$11.77 Price

Dresden Chin Rest

The Dresden chinrest appeals to people whose jaws are fleshier but need some contour (a dip) for their left jaw bone.

• Dresden chin rest fits 4/4-size violins

• Medium-depth cup with a medium-low profile for added comfort

• Made from ebony wood

• Standard bracket, side-mounted

$18.14 Price

Kaufmann Chin Rest

The Kaufman chin rest is very wide and low, offering a generous shallow bowl shape with a ledge that goes from end to end.

• Fits 4/4 or 3/4 violins

• ~18 mm tall

• Standard bracket, side-mounted

• Made of ebony

• 101mm - 110mm, approximate cup width 

• Designed with an arch over the tailpiece

• A minimized footprint for optimized acoustics

$23.59 Price

Violin Chinrest Flesch New Model Ebony

The Flesch model chinrest is super comfortable, with a generous cup offering plenty of real estate for various chin/jaw placements.

• Fits 4/4 to 3/4 violins

• ~25 mm tall

• Standard bracket 

• Centre-mounted

• Ebony model

$20.91 Price

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