This vihuela was handcrafted by Lorenzo Morales. Lorenzo Morales is the grandson of the late Roberto Morales and the newest member of the Morales lineage to start building instruments. This vihuela is built using Cedar for the back and sides and a Tacote top. It's rosette has the traditional abalone shell Sun design made famous by his grandfather, Don Roberto Morales. Beautiful blue tint on the back and sides is a nice touch. Hard case included.