BlackSmith is a commercial brand of DHP, the biggest fretiwre manufacturer worldwide. DHP fretwire stands for quality and accuracy, being nickel or stainless steel.
They count on prestigious clients including industry leaders such as Gibson, Fender, Ibanez, Yamaha, Larrivee, Godin, Jackson, Charvel, ESP, Schecter, Samick, Cort, and many more!
After many successful years in the fret wire business, they decided to take the same precision manufacturing concepts to create a line of high quality, but affordable, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, and electric bass strings.
Made in South-Korea with USA Steel.
Nano-Carbon Shield AOT Coated Nickel Round Wound Electric Guitar Strings. (AOT-Anti Oxidation Technology).
ANW-1052 is one of BlackSmith's most popular hybrid coated sets, combining the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd strings from NW-1046 with heavier wound 4th, 5th, and 6th strings. This combination delivers powerful & thick low end for heavy chording and flexible plain steel strings for bending with extended life, thanks to our Nano-Carbon Shield AOT (Anti Oxidation Technology) coating. Optimized for drop tuning!