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Artists donate used guitar strings to charity
Wear a piece of music history from the likes of John Mayer, Metallica, and others — while helping support charities around the world.
Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 10:17 PM
When Hannah Garrison started creating bracelets from used guitar strings, she probably had no idea that it would turn into a huge fundraiser for charities around the world.
Years ago, the green design student answered a Craig's List ad posted by business executive Steve Bernstein asking whether anyone knew of any products that could be made from guitar strings. Garrison got in touch, the two brainstormed and the organization Wear Your Music
“These are strings that these musicians have used and would normally throw away,” says Garrison, “It’s great that we can recycle them and also offer people a chance to wear rock 'n' roll on their wrists.”
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