Gibson is synonymous with guitars and music. They have put more instruments in the hands of trail blazing musicians of the 20th century than any other brand.
Founded by Orville Gibson (a name that can only be Victorian!) at the tail end of the 19th century, with absolutely no formal training, Gibson started making carved Mandolins. These were revolutionary at the time as most instruments of the time were pressed or bent, he took inspiration from the arched top of a violin. Continue Reading