Chinrests come in a large variety of sizes, shapes, and styles. A player’s personal preference often determines the type of chinrest you choose. If your chinrest is causing some discomfort, you may want to change to a different style or size. J.R. Judd Violins carries chinrests made from a variety of materials including: Boxwood, Ebony, Rosewood and Hypoallergenic plastic.
Boxwood is an excellent choice for the player looking for a lighter chinrest. Boxwood also causes fewer allergic reactions than the other chinrest woods.
The classic choice. The heaviest of the chinrest woods.
Usually chosen for its looks or to match pegs and/or tailpiece. Weight is between that of ebony and boxwood. People with sensitive skin are more likely to have a reaction to rosewood.
- Wittner Hypoallergenic