George Lowden Guitars
Key InformationTel: 02844619161
SectorsManufacturing & Engineering
Hand-built in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, 600-700 Lowden guitars are made each year by a dedicated team of craftsmen including George Lowden and his two sons.
George designed and hand built the first ever Lowden in 1974, and four decades later every Lowden guitar is still shaped and voiced by hand from the finest materials to exacting specifications.
It is the complete package of unique design and building techniques using only the highest quality tonewoods that makes the Lowden guitar so unique. Making a Lowden requires a passionate commitment to no compromise.
Time honoured traditional methods used by fully trained craftsmen in their field make these genuinely hand-made guitars.
Lowden guitars have recorded on albums by internationally recognised artists such as Eric Clapton, Foy Vance and Snow Patrol. Eric Clapton recorded Reptile and Pilgrim using his Lowden O38, playing it on the live broadcast when he received a Grammy award for his hit song If I Could Change The World.
Lowden Guitars continue to be the instrument of choice for discerning musicians, including some of the world's most respected guitar players such as Richard Thompson, Pierre Bensusan, Alex DeGrassi, Paul Brady and Thomas Leeb.
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