Simple. Very traditional design meets new contours. Classic design and modern style. Or is it classic style with modern design? Both. The BOLERO has what it takes for every situation. From jazz to blues to rock to metal, the BOLERO does it well. With a mix of dynamic colors, it looks as amazing as it sounds. It's iconic. It's versatile. It's classy. It's aggressive. It's stunning. And it's timeless.
A staple of the Diamond line, the Flame Top is among the most popular woods for a guitar. Cream binding, rich colors, Seymour Duncan pickups and everything you need on a guitar, with the signature mahogany/maple tone combination.
A unique accent where the top joins the body, ABS binding surrounding the body accents the color and guitar. In white, cream or black depending on the color.
Transparent finishes are among the most desired in guitars as they allow for both the unique color and the natural grain of the wood to show through. The darker grain provides a dynamic contrast to the lighter grains giving you a 3-Dimensional and unique look.
Body and headstock are finished in the same wood and/or color. Great accent that brightens the entire look of the guitar through a subtle, but fabulous accent. Great finishing touch.
Flame Maple Top
A favorite of guitar players, Flame Maple provides a stark "flame" contrast between the darker and lighter grains creating a sort of "zebra" effect in the wood. Accented with Transparent finishes, it's tough to make a prettier guitar. Like Quilt Maple, Flame Maple is added as much for its tonal properties as its vibrant appearance.
Diamond Custom Engraved Stop-tail
Custom engineered by Diamond, the Diamond Custom Engraved Stop Tail provides the ultimate in look and performance. The stop tail design has been used by some of the world's most popular and timeless guitars. The Diamond Custom Engraved Stop Tail, when used with our Tune-O-Matic bridge provides the ultimate in ease, tone and reliability, and the custom engraving adds that Custom Shop look and feel to your instrument.
Seymour Duncan Pickups
Commonly considered the one of the premier pickup manufacturers in the world, Seymour Duncan pickups are a nice compliment to the line. Diamond a variety of Seymour Duncan's USA Custom pickups. Each guitar and pickup combination is specifically tested and the voicings are carefully chosen, producing a Custom Shop / Hot-rodded result.
Often considered the world's finest tuning machines, the Grover tuners are a triumph in engineering and style. The housing provides a maximum bearing for worm gear and string post and designed to eliminate backlash and slippage. Countersunk tension tension screw permits players to regulate turning tension to any degree. Gear box has a special lubricant for lifetime, trouble-free service.
Contoured Set Neck
Diamond's Contoured Set Neck method is arguably the most popular neck joint style amongst high-end electric guitars. The set neck is carefully cut to match its mounting point on the guitar body and the two sections are joined to maximize strength and minimize neck wiggle. Most notable is the amazing feel of the neck joint when you need it most - near the highest frets. Our contour feels fast, comfortable and as if the neck joint isn't even there.