My daughter currently has about $1200 worth of violin bows sitting in her room.
I once heard a bow described as the magic wand of the violin. I didn't realize how true that was. Most instrument companies will send you a few bows to try and choose from. There are so many variables in a player, a violin and a bow that getting the perfect fit between the three is a lot like magic.
So my daughter's bedroom currently looks like a scene out of Ollivander's Wand Shop.
The artist does not pick the bow. The bow picks the artist.
It's time this young artist picked her bow so I can send the others back. I keep threatening her, "You take care of those bows or you'll be getting a job to pay for them!"
A little bit of magic is damned expensive.