G-String Guitar Necklace, 19" (GR011)
Strings play a pivotal role in all Glass Heart String Choir music—from pianos to guitars to harps to violins, strings produce the sounds we create and capture. Their lives on our instruments are often brief, but we believe they can become beautiful, permanent objects of art after they cease making beautiful sounds.
This necklace is a bright, polished piece that sits approximately 1.5 inches below the clavicle. It pairs well with v-neck and crew necklines and is complimentary to number of fabrics and colors. This necklace is made from a guitar G string (specifically a 80/20 bronze Elixir HD Light G string). We love these strings because they have a bright and focused resonance, and they're specialized coating makes them especially well suited to become durable jewelry. G strings are just over half a millimeter wide, and this necklace features tri-wrapped interlocking rings connected with antique brass artistic wire to gold-plated oval chain with lobster clasp. G strings are the upper most of the bronze coated strings on a guitar before they switch to steel strings, and as such it has a different character to lower, thicker strings. G strings are less bright shiny gold and appear thinner and have more of an antique brass look.
Our guitarist, Ian, changes his strings once a week when on tour and before each new recording session, so these strings are guaranteed to have been used to write, record, or perform songs we love (and that we hope you love, too!). Each piece is handmade by our producer and instrumentalist, Katie, and as such, each has individual character which we tried to capture in these photographs. Katie works to feel the natural bend of each string to find the right size and shape of each piece, so no two are alike. We hope you find the one that's right for you!