Diamond Bottlenecks Home Page
Proudly creating the World's finest glass bottleneck slides....
We present here for all Bottleneck, Slide & Lap-Slide guitarists our comprehensive range of perfectly shaped & polished authentic glass bottleneck guitar slides; hand-blown lead crystal glass guitar slides; Lap & Pedal Steel crystal glass tone bars, all crafted by hand in our world famous glass-design workshops ~ creating the finest glass guitar slides and lead crystal tone-bars in the world.
We're very pleased to announce our 'Video Vault' page is now 'live' on our website ~ please click on the above title to enjoy video's of the Worlds best slide guitarists - employing the World best glass guitar slides and tone-bars!
"...undoubtedly the most informative guitar slide website on the Internet..."
Paul Balmer ~ Author of "The Haynes Guitar Manuals"; Northampton, U.K.
We're extremely proud to announce the Diamond Bottlenecks crew have been honored with the prestigious "5-Star Gold" award for our guitar slide product range by "Guitarist" ~ the U.K.'s #1 guitar magazine!
"Guitarist" magazine has one of the largest circulations in the World, reviewing many hundreds of guitar-related products annually...only a handful of these products are awarded the "5-Star Gold" honor - many thanks indeed! July 2011
Please use the thumbnail icons to the left here to browse our website and enjoy our range of authentic glass bottlenecks; hand-blown crystal slides; 'Signature Series' slides and solid crystal lap-slide tone bars ~ producing functional works of art in real glass for the discerning 'tone-hound'!
Honorary member of the M.I.A.
(Music Industry Association) 2013.
Honored to be recognised by most professional acoustic / resonator slide guitarists as the World's #1 hand-blown glass & authentic bottleneck guitar slide and tone bar producers, we create our slides & bars in our flagship workshop in Stourbridge, England ~ and our second workshop in Brux, South Central France.
Please check out our 'News & Reviews' page for the latest info!
New stockists & updates have now been included ~ plus updated info about some of our products and endorsers - 26th Feb. 2013
Audio & Visual performance links:-
We're honored to receive kind permission from Lenny Gerthoffer of 'Vintage Nationals' fame in Santa Barbara, California (www.nationalguitar.com) to add his definitive video called "Choosing a Bottleneck for Playing Slide Guitar" here on our Homepage.
Lenny plays a beautiful G.S. National Tricone and talks about slide sizing, fitting comfort & slide shapes - including general comparisons with a few other currently available slide materials....
...also included in Lenny's video are a few words about 'Diamond Bottlenecks', a photo-shoot of our workshop & specialist glassworking equipment - and the staff!
The above link is for all to enjoy the amazing "daddystovepipe" from Belgium - one of our 'unsung heroes' of slide guitar - using his red 'Ultimate' slide & matching 'Delta' resonator guitar!
Click on the link below to see & hear Fred Kinbom’s beautiful, haunting lap-slide playing, created using his collection of Diamond Bottlenecks crystal tone-bars.
...please click on this link here for an MP3 of 'Wandrin John' Alderson's searing slidework using Diamond Bottlenecks lead crystal 'Ultimate' slides.
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