Holstein Freedom Chinrest

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The completely new Holstein Freedom Chinrest is a bold redesign of the modern chinrest.  With 20% less surface area, and 25% less weight than a standard Guarneri chinrest, it's the most exciting thing to happen to chinrests since Louis Spohr!  

Lighter is Better

The standard Guarneri chinrest weighs in at 60 grams, but the Holstein Freedom is only a mere 40-44 grams. That's 25% less mass attached to the instrument. Removing this weight and reducing the feet size means the violin can vibrate more freely, and will sound more resonant. 

More Violin, Less Chinrest 

The smaller size of this chinrest means that you can see more of your beautiful instrument, and less chinrest. The sleek design provides the ergonomics you need as a modern violinist, with minimal visual obstruction. 

The highest point of this chinrest is 7/8 of an inch. Over the tailpiece the height is approximately 3/4 of an inch, where the chin sits.

Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen

The Freedom chinrest is sure to catch the eye of your fellow violinist because this unique design was made exclusively for Fiddlershop.com.  Choose the wood type that compliments your tailpiece and pegs, or mix and match as desired. 

  • Currently available in Ebony, Rosewood and Boxwood

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Mauricio E.

Freedom Chinrest by Fiddlerman - Just right for my violins and my playing!

I bought 3 units of this chinrest, one for each of my instruments. In all of them the geometry and fitting of the chinrest match the tailpiece height and purfling contours, something most people give for granted but not always succed unless luthier's adaptation. The fine crafted wood pieces look so pretty once attached. More important, the resonance increases indeed, instantly. For those of you who like violin at its lightest and most resonant this is a product worth investigate. I play without shoulder rest and without unecessary fine tuners in order to get rid of extra stuff and heaviness, then this Freedon Chinrest is sure for me. Thank you Pierre & Michael.

Gordon G.
United States

Fiddlerman Wood Violin Shoulder Rest

Great product, comfortable.

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Darrell W.
United States

Freedom from the normal

Exceptional, as it always is


Most Excellent chin rest idea!

I bought two of these new Freedom chin rests. I put one on my favorite violin. It's my fav violin because of its beautiful looks and of course sounds great too. The Freedom chin rest shows off more of the beautiful wood and makes it look very exotic. And it's more comfortable than I expected. the ebony matches just perfectly too. Now I'm waiting for the rosewood and boxwood for other violins in my collection. I hope this helps you.

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