The Cavaquinho is the predecessor to the Mandolin, similar in size, tuned the same but with steel strings, sounds great.
In November 1900, a period full of hope and change had just set up in Brazil. At this scenario with a lot of opportunities that the renowned Italian luthier Tranquillo Giannini decided to bet all your chips in your dream: begin in Brazil - a land loved by him - an acoustic musical instruments factory. From his pioneering success flourished. Soon, the small factory named with his family name, grew up and from 30's start the musical strings production to meet demand and maintain the recognized quality of his beloved instruments.
Today, the Giannini family continues cultivating the teachings of their patriarch. All its current production and imported series of instruments combines Mr. Tranquillo efficient technique to craft the most modern industrial technologies. It is with this philosophy that the actual Giannini works. Their products undergo strict quality control and leave the factories already impregnated with the credibility and care, to make the fame of the brand since 1900. And of course, mantaining the Giannini family most valuable mantra: your signature.