Faith FVHG VENUS HIGH GLOSS SERIES ACOUSTIC GUITAR
VOTED THE UK’S BEST ACOUSTIC GUITAR 2012
The Venus is the now iconic shape that brought Faith Guitars to the consciousness of so many players over the years. The combination of a 15″ lower bout and a slimmer depth of body looks to classic OM or Auditorium body-shapes for inspiration, and makes the Venus the perfect compromise.
It is still big enough to deliver a big acoustic performance, yet remains small enough for the player to jump around on stage with no problem.
Choose a location below to ship from:
- WESTERN CAPE, Table View store: 2 in stock
- WESTERN CAPE, Somerset West store: 2 in stock
Faith HiGloss series are designed to offer both visual and aural beauty.
Using high grade Englemann Spruce for the top and highly-figured Rosewood for the back and sides, HiGloss models feature solid Flamed Maple binding and Macassan Ebony for the fingerboard, bridge, headplate and heelcap. Tonally, this combination of wood is generally bright and ‘zingy’, delivering great clarity. Visualising this as a frequency curve, it would be shaped like a smile: high on the bass, dipping down through the middle and rising once again at the top end. Therefore greater string separation and articulation is achieved, lending itself to fingerstyle and solo pieces in particular.
HiGloss models are available either as straight acoustic guitars or as electro-acoustic models. Those fitted with a pickup will use Shadow Electronics’ ‘Performer Tuner’ preamp matched to a Shadow Nanoflex undersaddle pickup.