With the prevalence of folk rock at the moment, the humble mandolin has well and truly come back into favour. The ARIA company out of the UK (instruments distributed here by Pro Music Australia), offer a quality range of affordable mandolins. The Aria mandolin collection features great sounding instruments, with a vintage look and feel. There is a mandolin in the Aria range to suit all players from the beginners to the professional.
At the beginners level, there’s the ARAM20 featuring Teardrop Style shape, Spruce top, Mahogany Back, Sides & Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard and Bridge, 20 Frets, Chrome Machine Heads. The top of the range model is their ARAM40, the Aria AM Series Deluxe Mandolin, with Solid Spruce top, Solid Maple Back & Sides, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard and Bridge, 24Frets, Gold Machine Heads, Gold ‘Fancy’ Detailing – Deluxe Florentine Model ( Darker Finish).