Sveriges Violinbyggarmästare


The Guild of Swedish Violin Maker’s unite the educated violin and bow makers in manly Sweden. Everyone who successfully completed a violin making school or attended an equivalent period of apprenticeship and is willing to work towards the aims of the Guild is welcome to apply for a membership. According to the regulations there are three types of memberships.

Full membership – for those who have acquired a Master’s Diploma within the violin or bow making trade.

Associated membership – for those who hold a Journeyman’s Certificate within the trade or successfully have completed a violin making school or equivalent period of apprenticeship

In addition the Guild appoints honorary memberships.

Application for membership (pdf)

Applications for memberships are considered and decided upon during the annual meeting. The yearly membership fee is 1000 SEK for associated and full membership.