G u i ta r s a s u n i q u e a s y o u 2011
“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one”
~ Jane Howard
For this year’s cover, we chose to feature some of the many players who have sent us their pictures: players so various they may seem connected by a love of music and nothing else. Don’t be fooled. We’ve learned over the last 8 years that the extraordinary Luna tribe is made up of individuals only disguised as ordinary people. In reality we are free thinkers confident enough to follow our hearts and instincts; artists who derive meaning from visual symbols that, like music, speak a universal language; intuitive women, men, children who know that small things actually are the big things; musicians who want our instruments to reflect our individuality; citizens of the world who believe we can make a difference and are involved in advancing the greater good in our own back yards; local anthropologists who honor and celebrate both our own culture and the cultures of others; human beings who value authenticity, who challenge the status quo. Here we like to think that the Luna tribe has been drawn together by instruments that merge form and function, that engage the senses and fire the imagination. If you’re already a Luna player, we send our sincere thanks for putting your faith in us. If you are not, we hope you will consider joining the Luna tribe!
Acoustic Guitars...........................................3-30 Flora and Fauna Acoustics.................................3-6 Americana Series Acoustics...............................7-8 Henna Series Acoustics....................................9-10 Oracle Series Acoustics..................................11-12 Vicki Genfen Signature Acoustic....................13-14 Eclipse Series Acoustics.................................15-16 Muse Series Acoustics....................................17-18 Trinity Series Acoustics...................................19-20 Fantasie Series Acoustics....................................21 Nylon Series Acoustics........................................22 Gypsy Series Acoustics..................................23-24 Safari Series Acoustics...................................25-28 Aurora Series Acoustics.................................35-38 Folk Series Instruments...........................29-30 Ukuleles.........................................................31-34 Electric Guitars..........................................35-52 Athena 501 Electrics......................................39-40 Deco Series Electrics...........................................41 Paisley Series Electrics........................................42 Gypsy Series Electrics.........................................45 Neo Mini Electrics...............................................46 Electric & Acoustic Basses..........................51 Pazz Signature Basses....................................47-48 Andromeda Series Basses..............................49-50 Gypsy and Neo Basses........................................52 Amplifiers...........................................................53 Cases and Bags.................................................54
Luna’s Twofold Vision Statement: To craft with artistic sensibility fine stringed instruments that are comfortable and affordable. To motivate, encourage and empower ordinary people to unleash their creativity and become world changers. Yvonne de Villiers Founder and muse, Luna Guitars
Luna flora & FAUNA SERIES Intricate, Elegant, Stunning
Inspired by the Roman goddess of flowers and plants, Luna Guitars’ Flora models feel as fresh as the springtime their muse represents. Cutaway bodies topped in quilted maple with maple sides and backs give the Flora series a full and satisfying range of sound that’s the perfect complement to their expression of nature’s beauty.
flora passion flower
FLORA LOTUS flora rose
FLORA PASSION FLOWER
The Passion Flower guitar is a lovely evocation of the blossom for which it is named. From the showy bloom that graces its sound hole to the delicate small parlor body in dramatic trans purple over quilted maple, the Passion Flower is a beautiful instrument. FLORA ROSE
“Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; love is a flower, you’ve got to let it grow.” John Lennon
The Rose design wraps around the sound hole before trailing gracefully onto the lower bout of this folk profile instrument. The red tinted abalone blossoms are stunning against the blonde quilt maple top.
The Flora Lotus is the perfect companion for musical creation with the full sound produced by its grand auditorium cutaway body design. The guitar’s unique sound hole takes its shape from the outline of the pristine white flower floating majestically on a background of deep purple. 4
Top: Quilted Maple Back & Sides: Maple Body: Passion Flower - Parlor Rose - Folk Cutaway Lotus - Grand Concert Cutaway Finish: Passion Flower - Trans Purple Rose - Natural Lotus - Transparent Shiraz Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale Length: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-5/8” Product #
FLO FLO FLO FLO
PF QM RSE QM LOT QM LOT QM LEFTY
dragonfly flip butterfly
A folk style cutaway body with clear finish over a natural quilted top with maple back and sides creates a a full sounding instrument that comfortably fits any player. An Abalone butterfly alights on a delicate Mother-of-Pearl flower at the sound hole of this charming instrument. Fauna Hummingbird
An iridescent Hummingbird hovers at the sound hole drawing nectar from a pink abalone flower. It’s petite parlor size body includes a B-band preamp system and, like it’s namesake, is powerful beyond expectation. FAUNA DOLPHIN Luna’s Fauna Dolphin is a remarkable instrument featuring a trinity of inlaid abalone and mother-of-pearl dolphins swimming around the soundhole against trans azure over quilted maple waves. 5
dragonfly Quilt Maple
Top: Quilted Maple Back & Sides: Maple Body: Hummingbird - Parlor Butterfly - Folk-style cutaway Dolphin - Folk-style cutaway Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Length: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” Finish: Hummingbird - Natural Gloss Buterfly - Natural Gloss Dolphin - Trans Azure Product #: FAU HUM FAU BTFLY FAU DPN FAU BTFLY LEFTY FAU DPN LEFTY
With its fanciful trio of abalone and mother-of-pearl dragonflies around its sound hole, the Dragonfly is among Luna Guitars’ most distinctive models. Available in trans teal over quilted maple or in iridescent “flip” finish that changes from teal to purple as the instrument moves.
Body: Thin Grand Concert Top: Teal - Quilted Maple Flip - Select Spruce Back/Sides: Maple Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-band® Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” Finish: Trans Teal Iridescent Flip
Fauna phoenix & dragon
The yang and yin, respectively, of Far Eastern legend, the two instruments complement each other perfectly. The soaring Phoenix in abalone is stunning against the black finish of this cutaway folk style instrument. On the Dragon, the rich abalone inlaid Dragon arches across the guitar’s top, making this instrument a real attention-getter. “When one tugs at anything in nature; he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” John Muir
Product #: FAU DF QM FAU DF IRDF
phoenix & dragon
Body: Folk-style cutaway Top: Select Spruce Back & Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Fretboard: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” Finish: Gloss Black Product #: FAU PHX BLK FAU DRA BLK FAU PHX BLK LEFTY
Luna americana Carefree, compact and convenient
AMD Series Guitars
The Americana Collection has a classic, traditional look and designs drawn from our unique cultural heritage. The AM E100 features the bald eagle….the only eagle unique to North America and the emblem of the U.S. since 1782 because of “its long life, great strength, and majestic looks”. “America is a tune.It must be sung together.” Gerald Stanley Lee
The AMT 100’s signature pick guard suggests the feel of tooled leather, and the herringbone binding suggests stitching; both evocative of the American West. For the purists who want a strictly traditional look without a preamp, the AM D50 offers finesse and uncompromising sound quality. While the AM D 100 offers the same features as the D50 with the addition of a B-Band® preamp in a cut-away profile. Designed with superior woods and tonal bracing the Americana Series delivers incredible tone from low to high frequencies.
Body: AM T100, AM D50 - Dreadnought AM E100, AM D100 - Dreadnought cut-away Top: Solid Spruce Neck: Mahogany Body: Rosewood, AM T100 - Mahogany Scale Length: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-11/16” Fingerboard: Ebony Hardware: Brushed nickel Bridge: Ebony Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ, AMD 50 - none Binding: AM T100, AM D50, AM D100 - Herringbone AM E100 - Wood Product # AM T100 AM E100 AM D50 AM D100
State-of-the-art laser etching technology faithfully recreates the intricate henna designs on these breathtaking guitars. These instruments’ folk styling provides a perfect background that evokes the sensuous lines and curves that make henna body art such a beguiling form of expression. Rich woods and complex tones offer players a guitar that is as unforgettable in its craft as it is in its artistry.
Generation II henna series acoustic guitars
The Henna Series incorporates our folk style cutaway body, pairing its mahogany sides and back with either a solid Cedar or solid Spruce top for tone that is uniquely pleasing and distinctive as the instrument’s show-stopping henna artwork.
A second henna design graces the abalone Luna logo on the gently curved maple headstock. Elegant and durable brushed nickel tuners provide smooth, precise adjustment. Complimenting the design effort is the inclusion of a state-of-the-art B-Band® preamp tuner with 3-band EQ that maintains the intimate and natural acoustic tonal quality of these fine instruments.
The henna design, a custom creation of renowned UK artist Alex Morgan, is faithfully reproduced through leading-edge laser etching - in effect, tattooing the intricate design into the instrument’s wood.
Generation II henna paradise and oasis
Body: Folk Top: Solid Spruce or solid Cedar Back/Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin Product #: HEN P2 SPR HEN P2 CDR HEN O2 SPR HEN O2 CDR HEN O2 SPR LEFTY henna o2 cedar
henna o2 spruce
henna p2 spruce
henna p2 cedar
“Take down a musical instrument. Let the beauty that you love be what you do.” Rumi
An oracle was a priest or priestess acting as a medium through whom advice or prophecy was sought from the gods in classical Greek antiquity. A person or thing regarded as an infallible authority or guide on something. Following Luna’s innovative tradition, The Oracle Series foresees the future of guitar architecture and takes solid top guitar ornamentation into uncharted territory.
The whole point of Zen practice is to become fully aware, here, now . . . to come home to and inhabit each precious, present moment. Luna’s Zen awakens players to their own true nature. The maple fingerboard is inlaid with Rosewood calligraphy that reads Wisdom, Beauty, Truth, Courage, Grace, Peace and Love. The sound hole is surrounded by a Rosewood inlaid Bagua against a solid Sitka spruce top. oracle eclipse
The crescent moon on Luna’s Eclipse series shines from the edge of the sound hole in rosewood against a solid Spruce top. To complete the night sky theme, Luna’s logo is set on a matching headstock with satin nickel tuners while Luna’s mother- of- pearl signature moon phase fret markers make their way across the finger board. oracle dragonfly
A fanciful trio of inlaid dragonflies gathered around the soundhole on a solid spruce top make the Oracle Dragonfly among Luna Guitars’ most distinctive models. Like the dragonfly from which it draws its inspiration, the Oracle Dragonfly speaks to the spirit’s desire to find its way, to transform itself, to reach out through the magic of music. oracle dolphin
Luna’s Dolphin is a remarkable instrument featuring a trinity of inlaid rosewood dolphins swimming around the soundhole against a solid sitka spruce top. oracle crane
Luna’s Crane takes players to new heights of both visual and playing enjoyment. Laser etching technology is used in a fresh new way to craft the triad of intertwined cranes that grace the sound hole against a solid cedar top.
Body: Grand Auditorium Top: Solid Spruce Back & Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Maple Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin
Body: Dreadnought Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Rosewood Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-11/16” Finish: Gloss
Body: Folk Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-5/8” Finish: SATIN
Body: Folk Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Rosewood Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-11/16” Finish: Gloss top/Satin back and sides
Body: Dreadnought Top: Solid Cedar Back/Sides: Rosewood Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin
“Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” Mary Oliver 12
Every now and then an artist comes along whose music reaches out and touches the soul of all who hear them…virtuoso guitarist, singer and composer Vicki Genfan is among those artists… Using 31 alternate tunings and the percussive technique she calls ‘slap-tap’, Vicki has been recognized among the world’s greatest guitarists.
vicki genfan signature guitar
Vicki Genfen started out playing the Muse 12 string and Luna Artist Trinity, but had longed for a Henna guitar of her dreams with all the bells and whistles that her particular type of playing requires.
Vicki genfan signature guitar Masterful, Discriminating, Definitive
To that end, Luna worked with master luthier Gray Burchette to build the ultimate Luna Guitar.
Based on Vicki’s dream Luna, we are proud to offer the Vicki Genfan Signature Acoustic. Featuring a solid Spruce top, laser etched with the same “OM” design that graces her own guitar, and Rosewood sides and back, this guitar delivers acousticly and when plugged in, the B-Band® pre amp provides stage worthy amplification.
Body: OM Top: Solid Spruce Back/Sides: Rosewood Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Tuners: Grover® Scale: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-5/8” Finish: Gloss front, satin back & sides Product #: VG SIG “Your work is to discover your work and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it.” Buddha 14
Luna’s black Eclipse guitar was so popular that we decided to offer a few more color and profile options. The crescent moon on Luna’s Eclipse Series now shines brightly in mother-of-pearl against trans black, trans blue, trans purple or trans pink. To complete the night sky theme, Luna’s logo is set against a matching headstock while Luna’s mother- of- pearl signature moon phase fret markers make their way across a slim finger board.
Body: Parlor - Pink Grand Auditorium - Blue Folk - Purple Top: Quilt Maple Neck: Mahogany Body: Maple Scale Length: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-5/8” Fingerboard: Rosewood Tuners: Diecast Hardware: Brushed Nickel Bridge: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Binding: 3 Ply Finish: Gloss
Complimenting the design effort of nearly all of our guitars is the inclusion of a state-of-the-art B-Band® preamp tuner that maintains the intimate and natural acoustic tonal quality.
Product #: ECL PNK ECL BLU ECL PRP
Woodland Quilted Ash
Eclipse Series Midnight
Top: Quilted Maple Back & Sides: Maple Body: Folk Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Ebony Tuners: Grover® Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” Finish: Trans midnight 15
Product #: FAU ECL
Luna’s Woodland Series marry the simple styling of Luna’s Crescent sound hole rosette with striking exotic tops, back and sides. With their stunning organic wood grains, like fingerprints, no two are alike. Take your pick of light Quilted Ash or warm Spalted Maple.
Woodland Spalted Maple
Body: Grand Concert Top: Quilted Ash Spalted Maple Back/Sides: Quilted Ash Spalted Maple Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” Finish: Gloss Product #: WL QA WL SPALT
Magnificent instruments that offer tremendous flexibility for players of all musical styles, the Muse series of acoustic and acoustic/electric models is Luna’s tribute to creative inspiration. Like their namesakes, the muses, these instruments will fire the creative spirit with their mellow tones and beautiful, rich woods. Lovingly designed to incorporate the delicate twists and turns of ancient Celtic artwork, the Muse guitars are built to please players who seek instruments that produce exquisite sound and offer unparalleled playing comfort at a surprisingly affordable price. On the heelcap of each Muse is a Celtic triskele, the trinity of life …earth sea & sky, father, mother child and symbol of the goddess in three forms: maiden, mother and crone. Like music, this ancient symbol represents the eternal rhythm of life.
Muse Quilted Ash
Muse Twelve String
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce Back & Sides: Quilted Ash Body: Dreadnought cutaway Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Nut Width: 1-11/16” Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Scale: 25-1/2” Finish: Satin
Top: Select Spruce Back & Sides: Bubinga Body: Parlor Cutaway Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Nut Width: 1-11/16” Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Scale: 25-1/2” Finish: Satin
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce Back & Sides: Mahogany Body: Dreadnought Nut Width: 1-11/16” Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Scale: 25-1/2” Finish: Satin
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce Back & Sides: Mahogany Body: Dreadnought Nut Width: 1-11/16” Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Scale: 25-1/2” Finish: Satin tobacco burst
Product #: MUS DNM - SATIN
Product #: MUS DN M - BURST
Top: Select Spruce Back & Sides: Maple Body: Grand Auditorium Cutaway Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Nut Width: 1-13/16” Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Scale Length: 25-1/2” Finish: Satin
Product #: MUS DNC QA
Product #: MUS PAR B
Rosewood Celtic Knot Rosette Triskele Heelcap Inlay
Rosewood Celtic Knot Rosette Triskele Heelcap Inlay
Rosewood Celtic Knot Rosette Triskele Heelcap Inlay
Rosewood Celtic Knot Rosette Triskele Heelcap Inlay
Rosewood Celtic Knot Rosette Triskele Heelcap Inlay
Product #: MUS GAC 12
Luna trinity Timeless, Enduring, Spiritual
“Stay close to any sounds that make glad you are alive.” Hafiz
TRINITY SERIES GUITARS
Trinity - easily the most recognizable and ancient Celtic knot work design of all, it is a knot with no beginning or end - a continuum of many meanings. Like all Celtic knot work, it symbolizes the never-ending, eternal cycle of life. Each Trinity features a solid Sitka Spruce top with the extraordinary knot work sound hole crafted of Rosewood with Mother of Pearl borders. Mahogany Back and sides put the finishing touches on these elegant instruments. B-Band® preamps provides the ultimate in playing versatility. When your acoustic mood turns electric, the unit provides more than enough power for any setting and the equalizer lets you shape the sound just the way you like it. The electronics include a built- in tuner to take the guesswork out of a flawlessly tuned guitar.
Trinity / Celtic Inlay Body: Parlor Grand Concert Dreadnought Top: Solid Sitka Spruce Back/Sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-11/16” 1-13/16” 12-String Finish: Gloss Product #: TRI TRI TRI TRI
PAR 12 D D LEFTY
safari nylon lady of shalott
mermaid spirit of the night
The Fantasie Series is perfect for those who want a visually stunning guitar with acoustic integrity. Chose from three inspiring designs on the guitars’ tops featuring a new attractive gloss finish. Lady of Shalott - Few images have captured the mystique of Camelot more brilliantly than John Waterhouse’s Lady of Shalott. The haunting woman sails a river of song in this exceptional spruce-topped guitar. Spirit of the Night - Diaphanous faeries hover in the twilight on this guitar inspired by the artwork of John Atkinson Grimshaw. A folk cutaway body and a B-Band® preamp provide versatile tone that’s equally well suited to an intimate living room gathering or a concert hall. Mermaid - Luna’s Mermaid guitar features a small parlor cutaway body. Waterhouse’s arresting artwork and Luna’s exceptional styling combine to offer a truly unique instrument. 21
henna nylon cedar
Top: Select Spruce Back & Sides: Mahogany Body: Lady of Shalott - Grand auditorium cutaway Spirit of the Night - Folk cutaway Mermaid - Parlor Cutaway Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale Length: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-5/8” Finish: Gloss - New for 2011 Product #: FAN LOS DJC FAN SOTN DJC FAN MER SAC
henna nylon cedar
Top: Solid Cedar Back & Sides: Mahogany Body: Folk-Style Cutaway Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale Length: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin
Top: Select Spruce Back/Sides: Mahogany Body: 3/4 Travel Scale: 22” Nut Width: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin 3.3 lb Gig bag included
Top: Solid Sitka Spruce Back/Sides: Rosewood Body: Folk Cutaway Preamp/Tuner: B-Band® with 3-band EQ Scale Length: 25-1/2” Nut Width: 1-13/16” Finish: Satin
Product #: SAF MUS NYL
Product #: MUS NYL
Product #: HEN O2 NYL
We have had so many requests from players for a nylon guitar with the same Lunaesque vibe and comfortable neck profile that grace our steel string models, that we are pleased to announce the addition of three nylon string guitars from our best selling series the Henna, Muse and Safari.
“What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.” John Updike 22
The Gypsy acoustics feature the look of some of our regular series at an economical price making them perfect student guitars for players of all ages.
Body: Dreadnought Top: Select Spruce w/laser etched graphic Back/Sides: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin natural Weight: 7.1 lbs Hardshell case included Product #: GYP MUS
gypsy MUSE PARLOR
Body: Parlor Top: Select Spruce w/laser etched graphic Back/Sides: Mahogany Scale: 25-1/2” Tuner: Built-in Nut: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin natural Weight: 4.3 lbs Gig bag included
Body: Dreadnought Top: Select Spruce w/laser etched graphic Back/Sides: Mahogany Fingerboard: Rosewood Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin natural Weight: 4.5 lb
Body: Folk Top: Select Spruce w/flame Maple graphic Back/Sides: Mahogany Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-11/16” Weight: 4.3 lb
Body: Grand Auditorium Top: Select Spruce w/spalt Maple graphic Back/Sides: Mahogany Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-11/16” Weight: 4.7 lb
Product #: GYP FLM
Product #: GYP SPALT
Product #: GYP PAR
Product #: GYP HEN
“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you” B.B. King 24
Safari series Carefree, compact and convenient
These little dreadnoughts make the perfect traveling companions.... light on your back and easy on your wallet! Compact guitars that deliver 100% full tone and voice. Beautifully handcrafted of select spruce or mahogany, they offer a mini sampling of some of Luna’s most beloved designs. “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” Mary Oliver
Great sound! Great Fun! They double as ultimate student guitars for young players.
Body: 3/4 Travel 34-1/2” x 12-3/4” x 3-1/4” Top: Select Spruce Back/Sides: Mahogany Scale: 22” Nut: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin Weight: 3.3 lb Gig bag included Product #: SAF DF NAT SAF DPN SAF TRI
Safari starry night
Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) sold only one painting in his life, yet “Starry Night” is one of the most well known images in modern culture. Van Gogh painted Starry Night while in an asylum at Saint Remy in 1889. The Safari Starry Night features a section of this painting reproduced on its select Spruce top. Body: 3/4 Travel 34-1/2” x 12-3/4” x 3-1/4” Top: Select Spruce Back/Sides: Transparent blue Scale: 22” Nut: 1-11/16” Finish: Gloss Weight: 3.3 lb Gig bag included Product #: SAF STR
Safari MUSE NYLON
Safari muse mahogany & Spruce
Peace art by Alex Morgan Body: 3/4 Travel 34-1/2” x 12-3/4” x 3-1/4” Top: Select Spruce Back/Sides: Mahogany Scale: 22” Nut: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin Weight: 3.3 lb Gig bag included
Body: 3/4 Travel 34-1/2” x 12-3/4” x 3-1/4” Top: Select Spruce with laser etch Henna design by Alex Morgan Back/Sides: Mahogany Scale: 22” Nut: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin Weight: 3.3 lb Gig bag included
Body: 3/4 Travel 34-1/2” x 12-3/4” x 3-1/4” Top: Select Spruce Back/Sides: Mahogany Rosette: Celtic design laser etch Scale: 22” Nut: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin Weight: 3.3 lb Gig bag included
Body: 3/4 Travel 34-1/2” x 12-3/4” x 3-1/4” Top: Mahogany or Spruce Back/Sides: Mahogany Rosette: Celtic design laser etch Scale: 22” Nut: 1-11/16” Finish: Satin Weight: 3.3 lb Gig bag included
Product #: SAF PCE
Product #: SAF HEN
Product #: SAF MUS NYL
Product #: SAF MUS MAH SAF MUS SPR
Because of Luna’s commitment to diversity, we are pleased to announce our Folk Series which includes mandolins, banjos, a bouzouki and resonator.....all with Luna’s exclusive ornamentation. So whether you are a traditionalist or enjoy integrating traditional instruments into your own style, we hope you will enjoy these traditional instruments.
5 & 6 String Banjo
Laser etched trinity at back of resonator Resonator: Mahogany Head: Transparent Hardware: Chrome Bracket: 24 pieces Rim: Plywood Neck: Mahogany Fretboard: Rosewood Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” Finish: Satin
Trinity rosette sound hole Body: Celtic style Top: Solid Spruce Back/sides: Solid Maple Neck: Maple Fretboard: Rosewood Nut: 1-1/8” Finish: Toned back-matte Binding: Faux tortoise Product #: BGBZ TRI
Custom Magnolia inspired engraving front and back
Body: Parlor Top Back/Sides: Nickel plated bell brass Fretboard: Rosewood Pickup: Lipstick & piezo Tuners: Grovers® Scale: 24-3/4” Nut: 1-1/8” Product #: STL MAG
The resonator guitar is a favorite of Hawaiian, Blues, Country, and Bluegrass players. In contemplating a design that would appeal to players in the vast geographical stretch from Hawaii to the Mississippi Delta to Nashville to the mountains of Appalachia, I asked myself “what common element would tie the diverse musical genres and geographies together?” Much of Luna’s inspiration is drawn from nature, and I discovered that different species of the lovely Magnolia tree are found in all of these areas...... thus a Magnolia blossom became the inspiration for for Luna’s Steel Magnolia.
Product #: BGB CEL 6 Product #: BGB CEL 5 29
Trinity A & F Style Mandolins
Trinity rosette sound hole
Body: F style Top: Solid Spruce Back/sides: Solid Maple Neck: Maple Fretboard: Rosewood Nut: 1 1/8” Finish: Tobacco burst - satin Binding: Faux tortoise Product #: BGM TRI A BGM TRI F
“Maluhia” means peace in Hawaiian. The peace design on this concert uke is a very special one for us here at Luna as it embodies a philosophy we hold dear. It features a laser cut peace sign at the sound hole and the word “peace” in different languages forming a graceful continuum across the soundboard. So, go forth and raise smiles through music the universal language! Laser etched “Peace” Design by Alex Morgan Body: 23” Concert Top, back & sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fretboard & bridge: Rosewood Tuners: Open style Strings: Aquilla Scale: 15 Nut:1-5/16” Finish: Satin Gig bag included Product #: UKE MALU
“Peace begins with a smile.” Mother Teresa
high tide tenor
high tide concert
HIGH TIDE TENOR & CONCERT
Luna’s High-Tide ukuleles take their inspiration from the full moon at the first fret which causes the abalone wave fret markers below it to “rise” as they make their way up the fretboard towards the moon’s pull. The high tide series is crafted from exotic tropical hardwoods, and the Luna “full moon” sticker inside the sound hole is framed by an abalone ring. Both are equipped with an onboard pre-amp for easy live performances.
DOLPHIN & FLORAL CONCERT
Body: 26” Tenor cutaway 23” Concert cutaway Top, back & sides: Ovangkol - Tenor Koa - Concert Neck: Mahogany Fretboard & bridge: Rosewood Tuners: Grover® open style Pre-amp: Onboard Strings: Aquilla Frets: 19 - Tenor 20 - Concert Fret Markers & Rosette: Abalone Finish: Satin Product #: UKE HTT OVA UKE HTT KOA
The Dolphin Concert Ukulele sports a trinity of inlaid abalone and mother-of-pearl dolphins around the soundhole against trans azure over flame maple waves. The floral spray around the sound hole of the Floral Concert Ukulele includes Hibiscus and Plumeria. Both are equipped with an onboard pre-amp for easy live performances.
Body: 23” Concert cutaway Top: Flame Maple Back & sides: Maple Fretboard & bridge: Rosewood Tuners: Grover® open style Pre-amp: Onboard Strings: Aquilla Binding: Maple Frets: 19 - Dolphin 16 - Floral Finish: Gloss Product #: UKE DPN UKE FLO
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” Dalai Lama
great wave soprano & concert
Tattoo soprano, TatToo Concert & HONU
The Great Wave off Kanagawa (1830-1833), also known as The Great Wave is a woodblock print by the Japanese artist Hokusai. Copies of the print are in many collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and The British Museum in London. Featured on the front of Luna’s 21” Great Wave Soprano and 23” Great Wave Concert, this masterpiece can now be in your own personal ukulele collection!
Luna’s Tattoo ukuleles’ designs are based on traditional Hawaiian body ornamentation. The designs were monochromatic, tattooed in black against brown skin. The patterns and layout were strongly geometric and there were many shapes and symbols which represented the natural island world: stones, waves, fish, sharks, turtles, rain, sun, birds. The design on the two Tattoo ukuleles is primarily based on waves and sharks teeth, while the Honu’s design is based on a Hawaiian turtle (honu), a symbol of longevity and endurance rendered in a Polynesian tattoo style. The fret markers are stylized sharks teeth. The Tattoo Concert is available with or without an on-board preamp.
Body: 23” Concert 21” Soprano Top: Select Mahogany Back & sides: Trans blue over Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fretboard & bridge: Rosewood Tuners: Open style Strings: Aquilla Strings Scale: 15” - Concert 12” - Soprano Nut: 1-5/16” Finish: Satin Gig bag included
Tattoo design by Alex Morgan
Product #: UKE GWC UKE GWS
Body: 21”Soprano 23” Concert Top, back & sides: Mahogany Neck: Mahogany Fretboard & bridge: Rosewood Tuners: Open style Strings: Aquilla Strings Scale: 15”- Concert 12”- Soprano Nut: 1-5/16” Finish: Satin Preamp - Tattoo Concert E only Gig bag included
Product #: UKE TATTOO UKE HONU UKE TC MAH UKE TEC MAH
GREAT WAVE SOPRANO GREAT WAVE CONCERT
honu tattoo concert
Luna aurora series Fanciful, Imaginative, Innovative
A student guitar line that pairs affordability with Luna’s characteristic easy-to-play design features, the Aurora guitars give young players the perfect instruments on which to learn. Sized for comfort, petite cutaway bodies deliver true sound. Sound holes are embraced by a crescent moon rosette, giving the Auroras the same look and feel that grace Luna’s full-size models. Each of the Aurora guitars comes with its own gig bag. Luna Guitars’ Auroras - where a lifetime of music begins.
Express yourself in music and art at the same time with Luna’s super-fun Imagine guitar! A true original because you create the design yourself. A glossy “Blank Slate” finish crowned by Luna’s signature crescent moon around the sound hole provides the ideal background for any work of art. Draw or write on your guitar with the magical florescent damp erase markers included. Your design will stay in place while you play. When a new inspiration comes along, just use a damp cloth to clean the slate for a new masterpiece. You’re the star - just Imagine!
Top: Basswood Neck: Maple Nut: 1-11/16” Scale: 21-1/2” 1/2 Size Mini Gig Bag and markers included Product # AUR MPD1 BLS The graphic shown here is for illustration purposes only.
aurora Dragon, Faerie & Mermaid
These models feature original artwork by Mary Ann DiNella, Tampa-based artist and musician. Top: Basswood Neck: Maple Nut: 1-11/16” Scale: 21-1/2” 1/2 Size Mini Gig Bag included Finish: Cool Blue - Dragon Cotton Candy Pink - Faerie Aqua Splash - Mermaid Product # AUR MPD3 DRA AUR MPD CCP AUR MPD2 AQS
aurora day glo
These happy guitars in your choice of bright day glo colors come with three packs of glitter stickers in a mixture of yellow, purple, blue, green and orange that can be placed on the guitar without residue. Stickers include letters so a child can personalize their guitar as well as shapes that will appeal to both boys and girls. Body: 3/4 dreadnought mini Top: Basswood Back/Sides: Basswood Scale: 21-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” Finish: Day glo blue, pink, purple or green 33 x 11-5/8 x 3-3/16” 2.5 lb Gig bag included Product #: AUR DAY BLU AUR DAY PNK AUR DAY PRP AUR DAY GRN
“Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.” Mary Kay Ash 37
athena 501 semi-hollow body Sleek, Sophisticated, Vintage
“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” Seneca
Big sister to our regular Athena’s, the 501 offers the versatility of going between rock, blues and jazz on the same guitar. This semi-acoustic classic features warm sound, easy playability, good sustain and resistance to feedback.
Neck Style: Set C Fret board: Rosewood Body: Maple Top: Flame Maple Tuners: Covered Pickups: Two humbuckers Hardware: Gold satin Scale: 24-3/4” Nut: 1-5/8” Finish: Clear Gloss Trans Red Case included Product #: ATH 501 NAT ATH 501 RED
DECO SERIES deco ste natural
deco tle purple
deco ste teal
The Deco Series’ semi hollow bodies combine cool vintage style with great tone. On both models, flame maple tops are outlined by binding at the body and classic f hole. A C-style bolt-on neck combines ultimate stability with a comfortable profile that allows for optimum ease of play or a quick shift into high gear when speed is required.
paisley t black
deco tle red
paisley t white
Neck Style: C style bolt-on Fret board: Rosewood Top: Flame maple Tuners: Locking Grover® Pickups: Three single coil Bridge: Vintage tremolo Hardware: Chrome Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” 6.9 lbs
Neck Style: C style bolt-on Fret board: Maple Top: flame maple Tuners: Locking Grover® Pickups: Two single coil Bridge: Vintage fixed Hardware: Chrome Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” 6.9 lbs
Product #: DECO STE TEAL DECO STE NAT
Product #: DECO tle red DECO TLE PRP
paisley s white
paisley s black
henna paisley t
henna paisley s
Neck Style: C style bolt-on Fret board: Maple Body: E. Mahogany Tuners: Locking Grover® Pickups: Two single coil Bridge: Vintage fixed Hardware: Chrome Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” 7.2 lbs
Neck Style: C style bolt-on Fret board: Rosewood or Maple Body: E. Mahogany Tuners: Locking Grover® Pickups: Three single coil Bridge: Vintage tremolo Hardware: Chrome Scale: 25-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” 7.2 lbs
Product #: HEN TLE BLK HEN TLE WHT
Product #: HEN STE BLK HEN STE WHT
Luna’s ultra sleek Henna electric series features the same Henna inspired paisley pickguard, laser etched on cedar, as the Paz Lenchantin signature bass. Like all of our Henna patterns, the henna art was designed by renown henna artist Alex Morgan of the UK. A C-style bolt-on neck combines ultimate stability with a comfortable profile that allows for optimum ease of play or a quick shift into high gear when speed is required.
Lightweight and versatile, Luna’s Athena hollow body electric guitars are the perfect instruments to be named for the goddess of musicians. Available in the definitive Gazelle model in Deco black, white, natural and in the freshest colors of sky and sun, the Athenas are sized for comfort and crafted for superb sound and play. Our 12-string is the lightest, most comfortable in the industry. A mini humbucking pickup delivers full-bodied tones and Luna’s trademark slim neck profile puts every chord and note within easy reach. A matte nickel tailpiece completes the guitar’s smart look, making it a great choice for the sophisticated player.
ATHENA NATURAL ATHENA SUN
Tailpiece: Custom matte nickel Fret board: Rosewood Top: Paulownia Body: Maple Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Tuners: Grovers® Pickups: Mini humbuckers Hardware: Brushed satin Scale: 24 3/4” Nut: 1-3/4” Finish: Gloss Black Product #: ATH HBG 12
Tailpiece: Custom matte nickel Top: Paulownia Body: Maple Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Tuners: Grovers® Pickups: Mini-humbucking Hardware: Brushed satin Scale 24-3/4” Nut: 1-5/8” Finish: Gloss Black Product #: ATH HBG BLK
ATHENA For electric players, the Athena models revolutionize the performance experience with their incredibly light you’ve-gotta-feel-it-foryourself weight and efficiently compact body size.
Tailpiece: Custom matte nickel Top: Maple Flame Maple over Maple - Natural Body: Maple Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Tuners: Grovers® Pickups: Mini-humbucking Hardware: Brushed satin Scale 24-3/4” Nut: 1-5/8” Product #: ATH ATH ATH ATH
HBG HBG HBG HBG
NAT WHT SUN AQA
NEO MINI SERIES
gypsy neo satin natural gypsy neo pink
A full featured, full sized electric at a not so full sized price. The Gypsy Series are lightweight and light on the wallet. These single cut electrics are aimed at cost conscious musicians of any age.
NEO MINI PINK
gypsy neo black
NEO MINI RED
Body: Basswood Neck: Maple Fingerboard: Rosewood Hardware: Matte nickel Pickup: Single humbucker Scale: 22-1/2” Nut: 1-5/8” Weight: 6 lbs Gig bag included
Body: Mahogany Neck: Bolt-on Maple Fretboard: Rosewood Bridge: Tune-O-Matic Scale: 24-3/4” Nut: 1-11/16” Weight: 7.1 lbs Pickups: Two humbuckers Product #: GYP NEO GYP NEO PNK GYP NEO TBK
NEO MINI WHITE
Product #: NEO MINI BLU NEO MINI RED NEO MINI PNK NEO MINI WHT NEO MINI BLUE
Fresh, youthful and revolutionary, the Neo Minis are an innovative line of electrics aimed at young musicians or those who have managed to stay young at heart. These minis are an incomparable first guitar for the young budding musician or a sharp little travel guitar for the seasoned player.
paz lenchantin signature basses
Paz Lenchantin is best known for her playing as a member of A Perfect Circle (with Maynard James Keenan of Tool) and in the super-group Zwan (with the Smashing Pumpkins’ founder, Billy Corgan). She is currently a member of the Entrance Band. The bass was a collaboration between the artist and Luna’s designers, and the result is a stunning instrumentboth sonically and aesthetically-that is as vibrant to look at as it is to play. Laser etched henna pickguard. Artwork by Alex Morgan Neck Style: Bolt on Maple Fret board: Rosewood Body: Mahogany Tuners: Vintage Chrome Pickups: Vintage P style Hardware: Chrome Scale: 34” Nut: 1-5/8” Finish: Black Gloss Weight: 8 lbs
paz lenchantin signature bass Sleek, Elegant, Powerful
Product #: PAZ 4 WHT PAZ 5 BLK
paz white 4-string
paz black 5-string
“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now.” Goethe 47
One look at the Andromeda series tells you that these instruments are cutting edge. Coiled and ready to surge into motion, these sleek basses are fitted with the design features that are guaranteed to power-up even the most demanding music sets. A J-style pickup at the neck and an MM-style at the bridge team up to deliver driving, thunderous sound.
The mythological, and now musical partner of the Phoenix, the Andromeda Dragon is adorned with an eye-dazzling abalone inlay of the fabled creature curved across a lustrous ebony finish. Created to complement the Phoenix, both visually and figuratively, the powerful Dragon is the yang counterpart to the Phoenix’s yin. Ultra light at just 7 lbs, this Dragon is ready to roar with Active J and MM-Style pickups. Legend has it that the dragon, said to be the first creature to roam the universe - brings power and good fortune. The Luna Dragon is destined to become a legend in its own time.
From ancient Egyptian tales to Native American lore to the mysterious legends of Arabia, the phoenix has soared through many cultures and times. Depicted as a magnificent giant bird that rises from the ashes of its own pyre to live again, the phoenix’s alluring song was said to mesmerize even the great god Apollo. A symbol of rebirth, the phoenix represents beauty, power, vision and inspiration.
andromeda WHite and Raven
Body: Basswood Bridge: Monolithic Neck: Maple/Rosewood bolt-on Fret Markers: Mother-of-pearl moon phase Pickups: Active J-Style | MM-Style Scale: 34” Nut width: 1-5/8” Finish: Raven Gloss or white gloss Headstock: Gloss black (both models) Weight : 7 lbs Gig bag included Product #: AND DCB WHT AND DCB RAV
Abalone Dragon or Phoenix inlay Body: Basswood Bridge: Monolithic Neck: Maple/Rosewood bolt-on Fret Markers: Mother-of-pearl moon phase Pickups: Active J-style & MM-style Scale: 34” Nut width: 1-5/8” Finish: Raven gloss Weight: 7 lbs Gig bag included
andromeda raven andromeda white
Product #: AND DCB PHX AND DCB DRA AND DCB DRA LEFTY
“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” Carl Jung 49
Luna’s “Henna Acoustic Bass” combines the lush and lavish look of henna with the rich, resonant sounds of an acoustic bass. The Henna Bass features stunning laser etched “Paradise” artwork by renowned Henna artist Alex Morgan. The “Muse Bass” features the delicate twists and turns of ancient Celtic knot work around the sound hole, inlaid in Rosewood. On the heel cap is a Rosewood Celtic trisele, the trinity of life.
Laser etched “Paradise” - Henna art Rosewood Celtic knot rosette with Triskele heelcap inlay - Muse Top: Solid Sitka Spruce Sides and Back: Mahogany Size: Jumbo folk Neck: Mahogany/Rosewood Fret markers: Mother-of-pearl moon phase Preamp: Orion 4-Band EQ w/ digital tuner Scale: 34” Nut width: 1-5/8” Finish: Satin
gypsy pre natural
Luna breaks new ground with the Gypsy Series Basses. These lightweight and light on the pocketbook instruments are aimed at cost conscious musicians of any age.
gypsy pre black
Body: Mahogany Neck: Maple bolt-on Fingerboard: Rosewood Bridge: Vintage style Scale: 34” Nut width: 1 ½” Finish: Satin natural or gloss black Weight : 7 lbs Product #: GYP PRE NAT GYP PRE BLK
Product #: HEN PAR B MUS BASS 12
Slim neck profile for easy play Distinctive “Neo” pickguard Body: Basswood Neck: Maple bolt-on Fingerboard: Rosewood Matte Nickel Hardware Fret markers: Moon phase Pickups: Humbucking soapbar Scale: 30” Nut Width: 1-1/2” Finish: Gloss white Weight: 6 lbs Gig Bag included Product #: NEO BASS WHT
Safari Travel Bag
When you’re ready to take your Safari travel guitar on safari, these gig bags in stylish khaki offer extra padding with a large front pocket, embroidered Luna logo, distressed brass zipper pulls and a comfortable shoulder pad. Lightweight Cases
Luna’s soft cases feature lightweight, durable construction and polystyrene core cushioning with 5-mm outer foam padding. Designed to offer excellent protection for your intrument, cases are made of water resistant black fabric and display the Luna Guitars logo embroidered in white under a net pocket. Black velvet interior. Two-way zip closure with zip hanger and detachable shoulder strap.
Safari Travel bag
Product #: GB SAF
ACOUSTIC AMBIENCE 25
ACOUSTIC AMBIENCE 15 & 25 WATT AMPLIFIERS
These little jewels pack a lot of personality and sound for their size! Both are covered in a “tooled leather” look tolex accented by brass hardware. The 15 watt is a perfect practice amp and appropriate for a small cafe setting. The 25 watt is also a great practice amp and offers more flexibility for any intimate venue performance.
Acoustic Guitar Hardshell Case
Electric Guitar lightweight
Acoustic Guitar lightweight
Product #: LL5 - Athenas
Our acoustic hardshell case features a handsome tooled leather look with distressed brass hardware and a back crushed velvet interior. Dreadnought or Grand Concert profiles.
Product #: LL SOPRANO LL CONCERT Product #: LL FP - Folk & Parlor LL TENOR LLDG - Dreadnought Grand Concert
Electric bass and Guitar Hardshell Cases
Luna’s traditional universal hardshell cases feature rock solid construction, black velvet interior, and solid, spring loaded locks. Other features include metal feet, a solid, broad neck section with an additional neck pad, thick foam material insert in the center of the cover with foam rubber strengthened inner edges and additional impact protection.
ACOUSTIC AMBIENCE 25
25 Watts 8” Speaker 2.5” Tweeter Chorus w/ speed control Volume (Ch1) volume (Ch2) bass, mid, treble CD Input w/ Separate volume control Headphone jack Product #: AA 25 ACOUSTIC AMBIENCE 15
15 Watts 6.5” Speaker Chorus w/ speed control Volume, bass, mid, treble
electric Guitar & Bass Hardshell
Product #: HSDG
Product #: HSLE HS LB
Product #: AA 15
ACOUSTIC AMBIENCE 15