Alexander Accessories Violin and Viola chinrests and tailpieces are the choices of many of the world’s leading players. They have been making high-quality accessories by hand for over 25 years in rural Leicestershire, England. Using only the highest quality seasoned, fine-grained hardwoods that are available; all of their boxwood accessories are stained and finished using the traditional methods. The Berber Boxwood Chinrest was popular in the 1980s, particularly in Europe, there was a regular demand for this unusually shaped but rather beautiful chinrest, which fits over the tailpiece. It has recently regained popularity.