Guitar string necklace

Project Description

Who is this project for? Unisex What are you most proud of? Strings from musical instruments are made of mixed metals and therefore not recyclable in traditional manners. They end up in the landfill - or better yet - as a way for you to wear your music! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Guitar wire is not like craft wire and doesn't respond the same way. And it is very sharp. Be prepared for cuts.

What you will need

  • guitar string
  • wire wrap
  • leather cord

Q&A with NashvilleRstrng

jenonymous asked:
I can't tell you how surprised I was to see jewelry made from guitar strings! Excellent idea! My daughter made a bracelet for herself out of her first broken string (she's a little sentimental), but only a double-loop, not the whole string. She made a wire hook and used the nut as the loop. The natural tension in it is usually enough to keep it fastened, but she's lost it more than once, so she's thinking of other fasteners.
NashvilleRstrng answered:
Excellent for your daughter! I probably make 50% of my work as sentimental items for musicians to give to the people they love. Best wishes to her!