I would have saved these for the forthcoming I Heart Guitar holiday gift guide but who am I kidding: they’re too cool to wait, and will probably be sold out by then anyway! Rebecca Dirks – you know her from those awesome Rig Rundown videos when she was with Premier Guitar – has made a batch of Christmas tree ornaments using real pre-loved 12AX7 preamp tubes. You can buy them on Etsy but you’d better be quick! The listing reads:
“Have your passion for guitar tastefully represented on your Christmas tree with a unique 12AX7 tube ornament made by me, Rebecca Dirks!
Each tube is unique and made to order and available painted or unpainted. Hand-painted tubes can feature snowflakes, an initial, a guitar silhouette (of your choice), or a logo. Please specify custom paint instructions on checkout. Continue reading