The Paracho Elite Vihuela features a vaulted back which produces a deep rich tone. The Vihuela s a 5-string guitar tuned A-D-G-B-E, which gives a mariachi ensemble its unique sound. Its role is normally for rhythm and chordal accompaniment.
- Ornate soundhole rosette and binding
- Clear gloss finish
- Cedar back and sides
- Rosewood fingerboard
- Geared machine heads
Paracho Elite Guitars are made in the legendary mountain village of Paracho—high in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico. Paracho artisans have been perfecting their craft for over 200 years.
Many of the luthiers that work at the Paracho Elite shop are fourth and fifth generation musical instrument makers.
These hand crafted, quality guitars are made from some of the finest woods. Each guitar has its own unique styling and beautiful inlay craftsmanship. Most importantly, they produce remarkable sound and are played by recording and performing professionals.