Zdzislaw Prochownik French bow, new, purpleheart wood (as you can see, it’s actually brown in color. The wood species is purpleheart). 131 grams. Beautifully made, clear sound, powerful and articulate. Original, hard-to-find and highly desirable Canadian bow hair! Canadian hair has the highest tensile strength of any variety and is not usually commericially available. Silver tip, silver-mounted frog and screw button.