„Димана“ (Dymana)


Dymana (Димана) is definitely one of the most challenging guitar projects I have ever taken on. I wouldn’t exactly define it as a semiacoustic guitar, but rather as a Hollow body because I followed a more archtop guitar construction when I was making it. There is no center wood block in it and for the first time ever, I used a resonator center arm, which I developed. The idea behind this new construction was to build a guitar with the ability to reach the strongest acoustic sound. The instrument is made almost entirely of rare and local Bulgarian tone wood, known for its superb sound. Turquoise-blue Stabilized Heavy figured flamed Maple wood is used on the fingerboard.

Crafting this guitar took me nine months – from drawing table to final studio photos.

Technical specifications:

Body: Bulgarian Walnut core/center seasoned 15 years. Balkan (Bulgarian) flamed Maple (the ultimate tonewood) top and back seasoned over 20 years.
Neck: 3 pieces Balkan (Bulgarian) flamed Maple seasoned 10 years, two stripes Ebony reinforcement lamination.

  • 12″ inches (304.8mm) fingerboard radius
  • 26″ inches (660.4mm) scale
  • 20mm (0.787″) thickness at the 1-st fret
  • 22mm (0.866″) thickness at the 12-th fret
  • 50mm (1.968″) width at the nut (acoustic neck sized)
  • 24 frets (2,8mmx1,2mm) Stainless steel
  • Two way truss rod
  • Matching headstock – Maple Burl. Ebony veneer lamination in between
  • Aluminum inner binding
  • „C” shape neck
  • Ebony veneer lamination between the fingerboard and the neck

Fingerboard: Stabilized heavy flamed Maple
Construction: Set-in neck, ergonomic, stylish and comfortable neck joint
Tuners: GOTOH 510 – Special 1:21 ratio
Bridge: Schaller “Signum”
Pickups: Custom made set Bridge and Neck specially made by Kolev custom pickups. AlNiCo3 magnets, Chrome covers. Stainless steel custom made pickup rings.


  • Master VOLUME
  • 3-position pickup switch
  • Master TONE

Nut: Bell brass
Finish: High gloss Polyester. Blue-green color
Strap pins: Schaller Locking
Weight: 3,100kg (6.8lbs)

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Custom options and price are available upon request!

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The guitar comes with:

Gigbag or HISCOX – KD hard case;
Certificate Of Authenticity;
Set of two KD cleaning towels: