The Algerian mandolin is the main instrument used to Chaabi music in Algeria. It is originally from Algeria used by many known singers such as Cheikh Mohamed el Anka el Cheikh el Hasnaoui and others. The mandolin has 9 chords, 4 double and one alone.
Mandolin this is done 100% by hand by the family business ASSIREM (Kabyle term which means HOPE in French), specializing in the manufacture of Algerian mandolins for generations. Please watch the video to see how it is used and what sound it emits. A sound that gives you Goosebumps; so beautiful and so strong that you would want to hear it continuously.