Black Ring Lizard Skins - Water Monitor

Scroll below to see our black ring lizard skins for violin bow wraps, handbags and fashion accessories.

Available in both Glazed Finish Jet Black and in Glazed Finish Cognac Brown, this page is for our black skins. The Cognac color is a very sharp dark reddish-brown.

Also known as Water Monitor (Varanus salvator) these skins are direct from Indonesia.

Ring lizard skins are very durable and have an elegant look on a violin bow. It is harder to the touch than goat skin with a tactile feeling that conveys strength and durability.

Skins are about 250mm by 250mm (10" X 10"). Selected for fine scale pattern rather than for overall skin size. Tanned and milled specifically to our violin bow wrap specified thickness of .5 mm - .6 mm plus or minus .1 mm.

Our skins are legally imported with all proper government permits from USDA and US F&W. Proper humane and veterinary procedures were followed in the raising, harvest, sanitary preparation, human health requirements and export of the skins from Indonesia. These skins are from farm raised lizards (they are raised for food in Indonesia).

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Black Ring Lizard Skin - 1.5" X 1.5"

Water Monitor (Varanus salvator).

Jet Black. 1.5" X 1.5" square (38 mm by 38 mm) or larger. More than enough to make a bow wrap.

Selected for bow applications where a very fine scale pattern is desired.

Special thickness for bow making: 0.5mm - 0.6mm plus or minus 0.1mm


Part # Price Purchase
RNGLIZBLACK/15A-1 $ 5.95

Black Ring Lizard Skin - 1/4 Skin

Water Monitor (Varanus salvator).

Jet Black. 1/4 of a whole skin.

Selected for bow applications where a very fine scale pattern is desired.

Special thickness for bow making: 0.5mm - 0.6mm plus or minus 0.1mm


Part # Price Purchase
RNGLIZBLACK/15A-3 $ 24.95

Black Ring Lizard Skin - Whole Skin

Water Monitor (Varanus salvator).

Jet Black Whole Skin for Violin Bow Wraps.

Selected for bow applications where a very fine scale pattern is desired.

Special thickness for bow making: 0.5mm - 0.6mm plus or minus 0.1mm


Part # Price Purchase
RNGLIZBLACK/14A $ 65.00