Stafford Guitar Shop
Like all shops, an exciting place to visit and browse. We are not the largest nor do we have the widest range. Selina and I have used our skills and experience to bring you quality items that we hope will help to improve your enjoyment of the classical guitar.NEED ADVICE? ENQUIRE HERE
Guitars From England
English guitar luthiers have been renowned the World over for as long as I can remember and have built reputations for performance, musicality, playability and a constant drive to deliver the best in our instrument.
Guitars From Germany
Our introduction the German guitars was through Hermann Hauser, well one has to start somewhere ☺ Here we found a maker whose family history is renowned the World over and whose instruments have a timeless quality and are built from wood set aside generations ago.
Guitars From Spain
Spain has many guitar makers producing some of the best Classical guitars. In selecting the Spanish guitar makers for Stafford Guitar we looked for a family tradition and a history for success in the world of music, for innovation in design and most importantly a love for the instrument.
Guitars From Turkey
Turkey - not only has the oldest know iconographical representation of an instrument displaying guitar like qualities, Turkey is also a country becoming famous for Luthiers of the Classical Guitar.
Pre-owned guitars differ from our new guitars in that they have been previously owned and played and therefore have already started their journey of musical development.
Strings designed and manufactured especially for guitars Paulino Bernabé, under the strictest quality controls, with technically advanced materials (Carbon), with the ideal tension (upper middle) and the best compromise between sound, warm and bright, with optimum performance and durability for all current guitars.
It began over two hundred years ago in salle, Italy. Using their most valuable tools in this small sheep grazing community, their hands, the D'addario family began to produce gut strings for lutes, violins, and other assorted instruments.
Our string development is based on all our experience, numerous tests with prototypes, our dependable feeling and last but not least in the practical utilisation of our strings. (Werner Hannabach)
Since 1875 Hauser Guitar Strings have been developed in a long and traditional way with professional expertise. Produced by hand and examined by specialists Hauser Strings have a large following amongst leading guitarists.
In 1770 the Savaresse family arrived in France from Italy. 1880 brought the development of strings from silk and steel. 1930's and Nylon strings arrived and in 1950 the arrival of Savarez. And today Savarez have one of the largest ranges of strings for the guitarist.
Established in the 1640s in Salle the Mari family became one of the suppliers of violin strings to both Amati and Stradivari in Cremona, now E. & O. Mari, Inc. remains the oldest continuously family-owned & operated music string manufacturer in the World.
Our ever growing guitar music database, easily searchable by composer, title, exam board & skill level. Many of the books have been reviewed by Selina to assist you in your choice of piece to play and learn. Whether sitting for exams with ABRSM or Trinity Guitar London or looking for exciting music to play we can help.
From your humble music stand to your latest innovation always with an eye for quality, here you will find Snark tuners, Kling-on protectors, Oasis nail files and many more items specific to you as a guitarist and items more general for the musician within.
Bam offer a wide variety of designs, materials and colours, their High-tech design delivers a quality of case that ensures protection for your guitar and through light weight materials supports ease of carriage. Modern styling complements your lifestyle.
There is no doubt about it, our planet is getting smaller and people from all walks of life seem to be on the never ending quest to discover what is out there. Holidays or business, travel is a way of life. Musicians are travelling more and further afield to play their music.
We realize that traveling with musical instruments is part of being a musician, and that musical instruments often mean more to musicians than just a piece of professional equipment and that a close relationship developes through time.