A true work of art does not simply appear out of thin air. It begins as an idea in the mind of the artist, who then gives it physical shape and form using his innate skill and imagination. If the end product is to be genuine, the process of creation needs to remain uninterrupted from start to finish.
This principle has been the driving force in the making of AYA guns since 1915. An AYA gun embodies the very best knowledge and the skill of generations of leading gunsmiths, and for this reason it is considered throughout the world to be one of the finest examples of the combination of science and art, of reliability and elegance which only the finest gunmakers can produce.