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By Jean-François AZAM
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by .

About

With the regulation of exotic woods and a global paradigm shifting towards sustainability, Alquier Guitars is willing to transform the soul of the guitar. 

Along the way, we hope to also appeal to the hearts and minds of guitar enthusiasts.  

After five years of independent research which culminate in our Ethiq guitar line, Alquier Guitars introduces bamboo, titanium and the absolute use of non-exotic woods.

Bringing to the market a philosophy, an avant-garde design, alternative materials to guitar playing with the greatest of ease and absolutely spectacular tones, through a commitment to the ongoing process of creation and a culture of quality.

Alquier Guitars is building instruments based on the "French Excellence" which will serve all the desires of the guitar players community. Limited edition instruments, one-off custom guitars, or anything you would like based on our Ethiq guitar line models, our guitars will bring you a lifetime of pleasure.

Becoming a manufacturer of high-end guitars and basses which will start to be produced in March 2018 for stepping into the circle of the guitar industrial players.

To enter this new world, Alquier Guitars has raised 1 million euros and as already invested a lot in terms of research, development, pre-series instruments, production equipments and collaborators.

In order to help us to succeed in the crucial step of the commercial start, we are sollicitating the Kickstarter community for helping us getting over this phase by offering 30% off on the retail price.

 Our Cosmic Debris played live at NAMM 2018 by Brice Delage

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Our Master Luthier and founder Jean-Yves Alquier interviewed by Pierre Journel at the NAMM show 2018 on January 27th

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Our President and founder Jean-Francois Azam interviewed by Pierre Journel at the NAMM show 2018 on January 27th

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Cosmic Debris Demo

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Cosmic Buzz Demo

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Risks and challenges

OUR CHALLENGE AND WHY SUPPORTING US...

After 20 years of solo work and research in his workshop to refine his vision of the guitar, Jean-Yves was dreaming of sharing his vision with the guitar world.

The realization came from sharing this vision with Jean-François and Nicolas which all together decided to take the challenge to create “The Factory” which will be the first high-end guitars production facility 100% eco-friendly and Made in France.

It is a tool at the service of the guitarists, at the service of the research, at the service of the future of the guitar and at the service of guitar makers.

From this vision, after one year of hard work and a fund raising of 1 million euros, came to reality a factory of 1’250 square meters based in Rivesaltes (south of France), 14 people and ultra-modern equipment which will allow Alquier Guitars to produce 80 to 100 guitars a month the very first year.

Alquier Guitars has focused its strength on having experienced collaborators and the most appropriate production tools to say, “the dream became a reality”.

We are solicitating the Kickstarter community for helping us to finalize the first step of our adventure by allowing us to successfully start our commercial phase.

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    Pledge €3,500 or more About $4,296

    COSMIC DEBRIS

    A COSMIC DEBRIS guitar equipped with a titanium wraparound + one hardshell case with Alquier Guitars logo on top. You save 30% on the future retail price.

    (Choose colors, finishes, pickups and woods after campaign conclusion)

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    Flamed Maple Top, add 150 € to your contribution
    Stripes on top, add 150 € to your contribution
    B612 Pickups add 50 € per B612 pickup to your contribution

    Includes :
    • COSMIC DEBRIS guitar
    • Hardshell case with Alquier Guitars logo
    • 5 Alquier Guitars picks
    • 2 additional string sets

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    Pledge €3,600 or more About $4,418

    COSMIC DUST

    A COSMIC DUST guitar equipped with a titanium hardtail + one hardshell case with Alquier Guitars logo on top. You save 30% on the future retail price.

    (Choose colors, finishes, pickups and woods after campaign conclusion)

    OPTIONS
    Flamed Maple Top, add 150 € to your contribution
    Stripes on top, add 150 € to your contribution
    B612 Pickups add 50 € per B612 pickup to your contribution

    Includes :
    • COSMIC DUST guitar
    • Hardshell case with Alquier Guitars logo
    • 5 Alquier Guitars picks
    • 2 additionnal string sets

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    Pledge €3,700 or more About $4,541

    COSMIC BUZZ

    A COSMIC BUZZ guitar equipped with a titanium in-house tremolo + one hardshell case with Alquier Guitars logo on top. You save 30% on the future retail price.

    (Choose colors, finishes, pickups and woods after campaign conclusion)

    OPTIONS
    Flamed Maple Top, add 150 € to your contribution
    Stripes on top, add 150 € to your contribution

    Includes :
    • COSMIC BUZZ guitar
    • Hardshell case with Alquier Guitars logo
    • 5 Alquier Guitars picks
    • 2 additionnal string sets

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    Pledge €3,800 or more About $4,664

    PULSAR

    A PULSAR bass guitar equipped with a titanium bridge + one hardshell case with Alquier Guitars logo on top. You save 30% on the future retail price.

    (Choose colors, finishes, pickups and woods after campaign conclusion)

    OPTIONS
    5 strings bass guitar, add 250 € to your contribution
    Flamed Maple Top, add 150 € to your contribution
    Stripes on top, add 150 € to your contribution

    Includes :
    • PULSAR bass guitar
    • hardshell case with Alquier Guitars logo
    • 5 Alquier Guitars picks
    • 2 additionnal string sets

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    Pledge €4,600 or more About $5,646

    SPACE WOW

    A SPACE WOW hollow body guitar equipped with a titanium bridge + one hardshell case with Alquier Guitars logo on top. You save 30% on the future retail price.

    (Choose colors, finishes, pickups and woods after campaign conclusion)

    OPTION
    Flamed Maple Top, add 150 € to your contribution

    Includes :
    • SPACE WOW guitar
    • hardshell case with Alquier Guitars logo
    • 5 Alquier Guitars picks
    • 2 additionnal string sets

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