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Bill Valaika started Glam Guitars back in 2009 with interest in giving back to Rock n’ Roll by creating one of a kind playable guitars by painstakingly placing over 5,000 Swarovski Crystals onto guitars by hand with such precision they are sought after by memorabilia art collectors. These guitars are played and adorned by some of the biggest names in Rock n Roll like Bret Michaels/Poison, Ronnie James Dio, Bootsy Collins/Parliament and James Brown, Disturbed, Axl Rose/Guns n Roses, Erik Turner/Warrant, and Malina Moye to name a few.

Jay Friedstein a music industry professional with 17 yrs. experience known for performing ‘behind the scenes’ miracles. He worked effectively with superstar and developing bands, radio stations, artist management, tour managers, publicists and venue production personnel as Director of Regional Promotion & Marketing for Polygram, Island, Elektra, 550, C2, Columbia, Dreamworks, and Capitol Records. Jay had the pleasure of promoting some of the biggest acts in business that included: Metallica, Iron Maiden, U2, Aerosmith, Journey, Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, Bob Seger, Moody Blues, The Offspring, Ratt, Poison, L.A. Guns, Anthrax, Lynch Mob, Faster Pussycat, Jason Bonham, Papa Roach, Powerman 5000, and The Union Underground.

more about our custom works

We are always looking to partner with Festivals to auction off Handmade Swarovski Guitars to support philanthropic efforts or create one of a kind playable pieces of art for musicians, so just let us know how we can help.


Our creativity doesn’t end with just guitars, so if you want to explore other options just reach out in the contact us below!



Glam Guitars is partnering with M3 Rock Festival to auction 3 playable custom Swarovski Crystal Guitars with signatures of all the artists playing each night starting Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5, proceeds are going to support the National Foundation for Cancer Research.


For more information please contact us here

below are just a few of our custom works and we will be updating regularly so please check back!

News & Blog

News & Blog
April 23, 2019

Our New Website!

We are currently developing our new website which we will be adding more product, photos, information, events etc. so please stay tuned!

If you have a custom project in mind, we would love to hear from you!

[ glasses below created for Bootsy Collins ]

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