We are happy to inform you that as of May 12th our violin shop is open for you in a more regular manner! To safeguard your and our health we maintain sanitary regulations to avoid the risk of spread (no handshake and keeping distance). Therefore we only arrange individual appointments for the time being. So please, feel welcome but don’t forget to bring your personal mask!
Kind regards, Gert Schrijvers
Phone: 0032 (0)11 23 36 74
In addition to our range of instruments, our core business consists of restoring high-grade violins, violas and cellos.
You are welcome for a free analysis of your instrument. Additional we offer a rehairing and repair service for bows.
This cello, viola and violin are the typical and charasteric work of the 19th century Parisian workshop Gand & Bernardel.
Maintaining the beauty and acoustics of an instrument requires accurate and meticulous hand-finished techniques.
That’s why our workshop is home to uniquely talented musicians.
Our range of instruments is tailored for students, professionals, amateurs, collectors, or anyone on the lookout for quality, originality and a valuable permanent investment.
An instrument is nurtured, transcends its material value and gains personal value. We have the experience, and are all ear, to guide you in buying or renting the right instrument for you on your musical journey.
Our instruments show craftsmanship in its most timeless form which we bring to a higher level through a meticulous restoration. We guarantee the authenticity and originality of all our instruments
The richness of stringed instruments is that they are played and then passed down to future generations.
Our passion is to ensure their preservation and artistic qualities that exceed time.
Do you have questions about the origins of your instrument or bow? Do you want to sell or find out more about it? We offer you our experience for objective and well-founded expertise.
Stylistic characteristics, wood analysis, varnish examination, etc. are characteristics that will indicate where, when and possibly by whom the instrument was made.
You can also appeal to us for a value certificate or to insure your instrument. Gert Schrijvers has been appointed as Belgian expert for the LARK INSURANCE company.
Interested in instruments, repair, or a valuation? Just drop us a line.
Guido Gezellestraat 8/1
Tel.: 0032 (0)11 23 36 74
Only by appointment
10:00AM to 12:30PM
14:00PM to 18:00PM
10:00AM to 13:00PM
14:00PM to 18:00PM
Closed on Monday
ABOUT THIS WEBSITE
Gert Schrijvers was trained in the French violin making tradition and worked in Parisian workshops for many years. In 1992, he settled in Hasselt as a restorer of fine stringed instruments. Not only is he a skilled trader he is also an internationally acclaimed expert in quality instruments.
He is member of the EILA.
For more than 25 years, Gert Schrijvers and his atelier have been associated with the pursuit of perfection that is inherent to the music world. With an eye for elegance, precision, innovation, respect for tradition, and a commitment to excellence numerous fine instruments have left the workshop and are played by talented musicians all over the world.
This website is but a mere introduction to our collection of string instruments, the history of our workshop and the savoir-faire of our craftsmen. Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.
© Gert Schrijvers, 2019