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gourd amplifier

by Paul and Sue Bergstrom $100.00
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Growing Louder

This is no garden variety amplifier. Sure, it has the workings of a standard, volume-boosting speaker, but instead of a standard plastic or metal casting, they are housed within a hollow gourd. The curvaceous shape and vibrant color transform a functional object into a playful, eye-catching work of art. The amplifier is powered by a single 9V battery, and an LED light lets you know when power is on. It comes with two different cables: one with the ¼” jack typically used by keyboards, guitars and other instruments, and a headphone sized jack for playing tunes from your phone or MP3 player. Handmade by Paul and Sue Bergstrom in Blairsville, Georgia.

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Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Handmade
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Item ID
24189
Made from
electrical components, gourd
Measurements
Will vary; Average size: 9.5" H x 6" dia.
Notes
Care: Wipe with a cloth. Change 9 volt battery as needed. Battery not included.
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Paul and Sue Bergstrom

Paul and Sue Bergstrom

Paul and Sue Bergstrom live in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia, at the foot of Cooks Mountain. Music was not initially in the picture as Paul cannot sing very well and Sue just enjoyed the radio. But a fateful trip to the Pension Mountain range and a chance meeting with Glenda Allison of Berryville, Arkansas brought both Paul and Sue to their mission of music making. Kalimbas, or Thumb Pianos, became their obsession along with teaching young and old alike the simple joys of making music.

When not building or designing something that makes sweet sounds, Paul can be found with a good book and Sue in her "Happy Place" creating necklaces and earrings from the leftover pieces of gourds and coconuts used in their musical instruments. collection

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GOURD AMPLIFIER
 
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5.0

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Unique

Cons

  • Delicate

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  • Gifts
  • Office

Comments about GOURD AMPLIFIER:

I ordered this product for my sister as a birthday present. She's a guitarist and a music lover, so I knew it would be fun and useful. I couldn't help but try it out when it arrived! It's so beautiful! As expected, the gourd needs to be handled with care, but the idea is so creative and the design is beautiful!

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5.0

What a gourd!!!

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from Georgia

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  • Attractive Design
  • Unique

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    • Gifts
    • Kitchen
    • Living Room
    • Office
    • Outdoors

    Comments about GOURD AMPLIFIER:

    I was given one of these Amplifier Gourds as a gift from a friend. Its a very unique design and I am already finding it quite useful. It sounds pretty good for a gourd!!

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