As a dealer in fine violins, violas and cellos, Beare's buys and sells instruments with a market value of at least £10,000, offering a particular specialisation in the finest old Italian instruments. We also deal in bows with a market value of £2,000 and upwards.

Our unrivalled team of specialists is trusted by musicians, collectors and investors around the world, with many of the world's leading performers, both past and present, choosing to play on instruments from Beare's. Among them are: Joshua Bell, Kyung Wha Chung, Julia Fischer, Nigel Kennedy, Pinchas Zukerman, Mischa Elman, Yehudi Menuhin, Nathan Milstein, Isaac Stern, Lynn Harrel, Steven Isserlis, Ralph Kirshbaum, Yo-Yo Ma, Heinrich Schiff, Pierre Fournier, Jacqueline du Pré and Mstislav Rostropovich.