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Jan 25

diamond cabronita

NAMM 2013 We couldn’t have asked for a cooler guitar to greet us at the pre-NAMM Fender Custom Shop extravaganza – this is one that just makes you shake your head in disbelief. It is the Diamond Legend Cabronita, built by the incredibly talented Fender Master Builder Yuriy Shishkov.

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The Diamond Legend Cabronita is the definition of exquisite. Not only does the guitar have an alder body with 4A-quilted maple top and back, a hand-rubbed black transparent stain, and a 4A-birdseye maple neck…Yuriy outlined the body with 377 real 8.5 carat diamonds, and very tastefully so – if you ask us. This guitar was just an all-around work of art, and with a price tag of $120,000 it’s up there in the fine-art price range, too. This was just a great guitar to set the mood for the Music Zoo’s NAMM 2013, and we were more than happy to see it.

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8 Responses to “Yuriy Shishkov Masterbuilt Diamond Legend Cabronita”

  1. Gary Roberts says:

    Can’t possibly be 377 “8.5″ carat diamonds, can it? How big is an 8.5 Carat Diamond? A decimal point must be misplaced. Nonetheless, this Custom Shop Fender Diamond Cabronita is beyond mind blowing! Truly a Masterpiece by a Master Builder!

  2. Nick says:

    I’ll take two. How quickly can you deliver? I’d like to save some money though and have them sent USPS, non-priority, if that’s OK? Please and thank you.

  3. Gabe from Bondi Australia says:

    To Gary Roberts @ 1, yes indeed there are 377 diamonds outlining the body of this tele. Just have a closer look and you will see also. He is a magnificent luthier and I look at the custom aqua burst Strat he built for me in 2012 and keep shaking my head as to how amazing it is. It took almost 12-months before I got it, but it was worth the wait. Also he is a very humble man. Keep up the great work Yuriy.

  4. Philip says:

    gary I have to agree with you I would venture to say it a total of 8.5 carats or 85 carats total since I cant really see the diamond or the size that well. I can see well enough to know they are 8.5 each that would put the guitar well over 1mil in diamonds alone

  5. Johnny Pearson says:

    I’d be afraid to play it!, A real art piece. Love to look it over with a magnifing glass . Congrats fantastic job! It great guitars like these that reindorce the expression.You can’t have too many guitars.

  6. JG says:

    Those are NOT 8.5 carat they are .085 which is less than 1/1oth of a caray each. If you take .085 times 377 that equals approximately 32 carats. Small diamond like that are sold wholesale for about 500 to $600.00 per carat so the diamond value is about $16,000.00 to 19,000.00

  7. JG says:

    The guitar is cool and a nice piece I am simply correcting the typo calling them 8.5 carat diamonds

  8. JG says:

    Maybe they’re .185 carats each times 377 then that would be approximately 70 carats total weight time $600.00 to $800.00 per carat wholesale . Plus the uniqueness and labor , rarity and work. One 8.5 carat diamond would be over $100,000.00 by itself so the could never be 377 x 8.5 carat diamonds

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