Musicians interested in collecting instruments usually desire the most unique and rare instruments they can find. Luckily, the instruments below are one-of-a-kind objects of music craftsmanship. Yes, these instruments are extremely rare and expensive. However, what’s impressive about them are the materials they’re made from.
Simon Lee created this crazy guitar using old pirated CDs seized by Trading Standards. This takes your old music and turns it into new music.
Everyone’s favorite childhood toy can become everyone’s favorite adolescent toy.
Food Industry Products.
Another guitar by Simon Lee, this time made from plastic from food industry products.
There is an orchestra in Paraguay called the “Landfill Harmonic Orchestra.” They pride themselves on playing only instruments custom made from trash and recycled goods.
This guitar made from a weapon was used (ironically) as a peace symbol.
If you have a ton of money laying around and want to spend it on a solid gold guitar, you absolutely can. This guitar is known as the Goldcaster. I wonder how the sustain is.
What you see here is the world’s only functioning guitar made of glass.
A guitar for you steam punks out there. This guitar is made from industrial waste. It has a very unique design.
This acoustic guitar is made solely out of popsicle sticks. Your popsicle stick house doesn’t stand a chance against this guitar.
Various Recycled Materials.
Barry Faulkner is known to go around digging in dumps, looking for the latest materials to use for as a luthier.
This isn’t a functioning guitar, but it’s still really cool looking!
It is truly a unique experience to build and play your own custom guitar. I wouldn’t know, because I can barely build a house out of LEGO, let alone a functioning guitar. Still, a coffin bass? How awesome does that sound?