Manufacturas Alhambra S.L., established in 1965, with 50 years of experience in the construction of the best handmade classical, flamenco and steel string guitars in the world. It has more than 14.000 square meters used for creating unique pieces using a perfect union between the tradition of handmade work and the most modern woodworking techniques.
The company is proud to be a family of 110 specialized workers, each with a solid experience in the craft of constructing stringed instruments. This team benefits from the labor of a design workshop incorporated in the company, which is responsible for investigating and developing new models and processes.
The acquired experience and technique of guitar construction are fundamental to obtain a perfect instrument. The best specialists in this sector work for Alhambra. Trained in the company from generation to generation passing through the tradition and the knowledge of the most refined art of building guitars.
The process begins with the best raw material: fine wood (cedar, spruce, rosewood, ebony, cypress, etc.). They are carefully selected at the place of origin and specifically purchased and imported to manufacture the guitars. Once they arrive at Alhambra's factory, the wood is naturally dried, a process that is lately stabilized through an automatic dry, which is possible thanks to use of use new technologies applied to this sector. Afterwards the different pieces are made, assembled varnished and polished to complete the process with individual tuning and sound control of each guitar.
The quality and reliability of the musical instruments manufactured by Alhambra, are assured thanks to the implementation of a comprehensive production process control system, which begins with the selection of the best raw materials. This is a quality commitment that Alhambra extends through its three-year guarantee and careful after-sales service.
The storage procedures as well as the quickness and punctuality of order fulfillment are improved thanks to new technologies. Every guitar is registered with a digital system that lets it be identified through a unique serial number, allowing the company to certify the origin of each instrument.
Alhambra guitars are widely recognized due to their quality, design and sonority. The superb sonority is a result of the worker's professionalism, their meticulous working method, and their careful selection of woods (especially their solid cedar and spruce tops).
The company has five majors product line:
Bandurrias and lutes
Steel string guitar
Alhambra Guitars has specialized in offering the best product to each customer. That is why all its lines have three ranges adapted to the different levels of the instrument: beginner models, models for the conservatory and finally the professional range. Alhambra Guitars, has a wide offer of options that can be used to create an instrument adapted to the specific needs of each customer (cut away versions, customized guitars, special measures, preamps, left-handed instruments, etc...).
Alhambra guitars can be found in more than 40 countries.