For 50 years, Alvarez has been building guitars by hand with singular purpose - to faithfully bring your music to life. Crafted with painstaking attention to detail, Alvarez instruments represent the ultimate balance of relentless innovation and time-honored traditional construction techniques. The end result is a guitar that will last a lifetime, with a character and personality as unique as your own. From the ground-breaking tone & playability of the Artist series, to the beauty and power of the Masterworks series, to the breathtaking expression of an Alvarez-Yairi, you'll experience every nuance of your music. This is at the core of what drives Alvarez to continue to build some of the finest instruments in the world.