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Event - Guitarwrist comes to the Newburgh Quarter

What do you get for the person who has everything for Christmas? A brand new store offering exactly what you need has opened in the Newburgh Quarter. Discover guitarwrist, 2 Newburgh Street, a non-for-profit jewellery collection created by used guitar strings from internaitonal artists, open until the New Year. Soon you could be wearing a unique piece from the guitar strings of Stereophonics, Duran Duran or Pendulum.

The jewellery collection of bracelets, rings and necklaces are designed by Emma and Kitty Hedley and are dedicated to raising funds for charity from the sales. 

The diverse and impressive array of international artists who have donated strings to the guitarwrist, and support this project include: KT Tunstall, Duran Duran, The Darkness, Pendulum, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Enter Shikari, Stereophonics, Twin Atlantic, You Me At Six, Toto, Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy, Marillion, Steve Hackett and the late legendary guitarist Alvin Lee plus many more.

Among the charities who will benefit from the guitarwrist initiative are: Save The Children, CRUK, Teenage Cancer Trust, Help Refugees UK, Shelter, Dogs Trust, Centrepoint and more are continually being added.

Not just a jewellery store, head inside for a free of charge, drop-in restringing clinic with the two premier string manufacturers, Ernia Ball and Rotosound. Photographer Scarlet Page will also be exhibiting her stunning guitarist photographs in-store, plus photographer Greg Nolan will have images from "This Was Or Scene" documenting the Camden Indie Scene from 2002-2005 on display; expect evocative images capturing The Libertines, Arctic Monkeysand Amy Winehouse.