George Lowden is a guitar maker, luthier, based in Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland. He constructs acoustic guitars, steel
and nylon strung. In 1976-79 his first guitars with A-frame bracing and the dolphin voicing profiles were made in 1976 and in many
ways have established the Lowden guitar's sound.
Lowden guitars are currently handcrafted in a small workshop in Downpatrick under the direct supervision of George.
Eric Clapton, Jan Akkerman, Vince Gill, Pierre Bensusan, Alex de Grassi, Peter Finger, Nick Harper, Don Ross, Richard Thompson, the
late Eric Roche, Paul Brady, Lee Rogers, and Foy Vance use Lowden Guitars.