Miscellaneous E strings for Violin


These are the popular single E strings, which many players use with their choice of A, D and G.


Pirastro No.1 "Universal E"

This is the special wound E string that has a diameter similar to a plain steel E. This means the tone is warmer than plain steel, but the response is quicker than a wound E string. Suitable for use with any choice of A, D and G.

$11.78
$11.78
$11.78
$11.78
$11.78
$11.78

Hill

Hill is a popular plain steel E for use with any choice of A, D and G. 25 gauge is thin. 26 gauge is medium. 27 gauge is thick.

$4.87
$4.87
$4.87
$4.87
$4.87
$4.87

Westminster

This is another plain steel E. This is one of our top choices for our own shop instrument setups. The 27.5 gauge E is a popular choice, because it is slightly thicker than other thick gauge E strings. The added mass takes a bit more edge off the tone shape.

$5.50
$5.50
$5.50
$5.50
$5.50
$5.50

E String Sampler Packs

We assemble these bundles of 5 of the most popular E strings, to make it easy for you to try them.

$32.50
$32.50

Kaplan Violin E

Also known as Kaplan Solutions. This is the E string recommended for those with a "whistling" issue on the E string of their instrument. It has a removable ball, to use as a loop end string if needed.

$6.75

Goldbrokat

For decades, this was the top choice for use with Dominant A, D and G, or any other bottom strings. It remains a recommended choice for any mix of strings. 25 gauge is thin. 26 gauge is medium. 27 gauge is thick.

$2.70
$2.70
$2.70
$2.70
$2.70
$2.70
$2.70
$2.70

Goldbrokat Optima Brassed Steel

The Goldbrokat Premium Brassed Violin E String offers a soft, clear and warm sound. Brass coating provides protection from the elements.

$3.07
$3.07
$3.07
$3.07
$3.07
$3.07

Goldbrokat Premium 24K Gold

Goldbrokat Premium 24 Carat Gold E string is based on Goldbrokat’s special new steel alloy that offers a smooth surface and greater durability. Then, it is plated with 24 carat gold. The result is a brilliant and powerful tone, like the original, but with a warmer and mellower tone balance.

$6.08
$6.08
$6.08
$6.08
$6.08
$6.08

Goldbrokat Optima Premium Steel

Goldbrokat Premium Steel is made from a new steel alloy that offers an extremely uniform and smooth surface and greater durability. Brilliant and powerful, like the original Goldbrokat E, but with a slightly warmer, rounder tone.

$3.07
$3.07
$3.07
$3.07
$3.07
$3.07