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Making the Chinese Dragon Guitar Pick

Posted by Sally Lees on

I love music, particularly guitar music and wanted to make some products that weren't jewellery pieces. So I decided to use the printing and dying techniques that I use for making my Birth Flower Jewellery to make my new guitar picks. I made a whole batch of guitar picks in many different colours and designs to sell on my market stall at Greenwich Market and both budding rock stars and seasoned musicians loved them. Lots of customers bought them for the musicians in their lives as a really cool and original gift. So this is how I made the picks....

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Guitar Picks - The making of...the Swallow motif Guitar Pick

Posted by Sally Lees on

                    Well I love music...particularly guitar music. So it was very exciting for me when I hit upon the idea of making some hand made aluminium guitar picks. It was a chance to make a product which wasn't strictly jewellery, though I have since made some of the guitar picks into pendants that can be worn and used. I started by drawing some silhouettes of swallows. The iconic swallow has been the preferred tattoo for sailors as it signified the hope of that they would return home safely. It is an instantly...

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