A year on from the initiation of its build we are proud to unveil a new Alistair Hay Custom Design, Dennis Lau's Phoenix Violin.
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 by Sean
Are you creative and have skilled hands? We are looking for someone to join the Emerald Guitars production team to work directly alongside our head luthier Alistair Hay.
Friday, 07 October 2016 by Sean
This Monday night (IST), October 10 we are delighted to be featured as special guests on our local radio station here in Ireland and you will be able to listen in live worldwide.
Thursday, 29 September 2016 by Sean
Have you ever wonder how it came about that Alistair decided to build his first ever carbon fibre double neck acoustic, the Chimaera? As a special Throwback Thursday treat, we have the full story for you!
Thursday, 28 July 2016 by Sean
In this quest to find the ultimate violin a renowned Malaysian electric violinist recently travelled from across the world to Donegal for a very special project with us which will see one of Alistair's custom instruments, and our home of Donegal, take centre stage.
Thursday, 05 May 2016 by Sean
Alistair recently was invited to give a guest lecture at his old college. The trip to Athlone in the Irish Midlands took him down memory lane. Here he reflects on his journey over the past 24 years.
Friday, 23 October 2015 by Emerald
Pili Moreno is a traditional healer, musician, ceremonialist and teacher of Hawaiian spirituality who is spreading the experience of Aloha with his X20.
Friday, 16 October 2015 by Emerald
Yvette Dominee is an avid guitar enthusiast living in Colorado where she works as a Senior Director of Business Development and Senior Director of Bids and Proposals of a design and construction firm that does work in both the USA and overseas.
Thursday, 24 September 2015 by Emerald
Yesterday morning (September 23, 2015) Alistair arrived in the monastery town of Labrang in the Tibetan region of China where one of his custom-made guitars will receive a unique Eastern philosophy design for a customer in Chicago.