Best 2021 Guitar Gifts for Metalheads

January 01, 2020 6 min read

Best 2021 Guitar Gifts for Metalheads

Looking for the perfect guitar player gift?  Then you are in the right place.  Thalia is a premium brand of guitar accessories that are universally revered and are sure to make your holiday gift giving experience a great one.  

Gift Idea 1 Premium T-Shirt

Premium Shirts

When it comes to T-Shirts we know what guitar players love. We offer a variety of shirt designs on our website, but our metalhead fans love the Celtic knot and dragon prints. The distressed image on the front creates a "vintage tee" look and the soft Suede Jersey fabric feels great.

Weighing in at 4.3 ounces per square yard this t-shirt has a classic or relaxed fit. These shirts are true to size and is the perfect t-shirt for those who want a super-soft, regular fit t-shirt.

All Thalia T-Shirts are proudly printed to order in our California Studio by metalheads, too (actually, we love all music)!

 Gift Idea 2 Phone Case

Exotic Wood Phone Case

Guitar players love their guitars and have a special affinity for the brands that make them.  At Thalia we took our expertise in doing guitar inlay work and expanded that into making designer mobile phone cases from the greatest brands in guitar.  Does your guitar player play a Gibson, Martin, Taylor or Guild Guitar?  Then give them the gift of their dreams that they will take with them everywhere they go. 

Our cases our made of military-grade polycarbonate and are inlaid with gorgeous exotic woods such as Hawaiian Koa, Indian Rosewood and all of the other woods used to make fine guitars.  Our pearl inlaid cases mimic the headstocks of their favorite guitars and are sure to make for an unbelievable gift.  Just find out what model phone they have and we are sure to have it.  We carry over 40 different models of phone cases.  

What guitar players are saying about our phone cases:  
"After using this case for a good bit after my purchase, this one definitely holds up for someone pretty rough on them. I wouldn’t want to take it out in the rain for fear of ruining the wood, which I’m sure is treated! It’s just a great overall case that looks amazing and fits the phone perfectly! Kudos to you guys for teaming up with Gibson on this. The inlay quality is amazing in person. The pictures do it some justice, but the product itself is flawless!"

Gift Idea 3 Custom Guitar Strap

Leather Guitar Straps 

When it comes to straps, Thalia has you covered.  We make the world's most comfortable and beautiful guitar straps out of imported Italian leather, exotic wood and shell.  We have dozens of different designs available making this the best gift for Holiday 2020!  Guitar players are raving about the quality and comfort of Thalia Straps.

What you need to know when giving a strap:

Our straps will fit any guitar, however to achieve a perfect fit we offer two different tail hole options: Standard and Oversized.  Standard holes will work on all guitars, however if your guitar player has an acoustic/electric guitar with an end-pin pickup jack, then we offer a tail piece with larger holes so that it will better fit their guitar.  How to tell if their guitar has one of these jacks?  If you look at their guitar and search for the endpin.  This would be at the very bottom of the guitar.  If the button has a hole going through it so that you can plug an instrument cable into it, then choose our Oversized Hole option.  If it doesn't have a hole going through it then you can choose standard.  If you are just not sure, then choose standard. 

Gift Idea 4 Koa Abalone Rings

Koa Abalone Rings


Guitar players love exotic wood and shell more than the average person.  That is because these are the materials that are used to make their prized guitars.  Our expert craftsmen and inlay artists make some of the most beautiful rings you have ever seen.  Our rings are made of Tungsten Colbalt (the most scratch resistant metal on earth) and are beautifully inlaid with either blue abalone shell or our AAA Curly Hawaiian Koa wood.  They will treasure the ring and it will go with them every where they go.  We over a full range of sizes for both men and women.

Here are what guitar players are saying about our rings: 

"The basics, for Millennials: Price: Local jewelry store quoted me $260.00 to make one!  Looks: 5/5 - Looks as good in person as it does on the website. The wood shimmers like Tiger Eye in the sunlight. Comfort: Perfect fit! True to size. Also, tungsten carbide specific heat is similar to that of gold (low), so the metal adapts to body temperature and doesn't feel cold on your hand.  Durability: After a month of wear at work and at home, the ring still looks like brand new.  Customer Service: "Thalia" should become the new word used to describe excellent customer service!

Narrative for Baby Boomers: I'm not much of a jewelry wearer, but when I saw this ring and realized how much it resembled one of my favorite guitars, I decided to grab it. Well, it does match my guitar beautifully, and it's comfortable and good looking in it's own right. It's also apparently very durable - I know that tungsten carbide is virtually indestructible, but I was concerned about the clear gloss over the wood. Have no fear - this ring is as tough as it is beautiful! I've been wearing it for about a month, and inevitably it's gotten knocked around a couple of times, and there is not a scratch on it. I'd like to find out what kind of finish they use on the wood and apply it to all of my furniture --- and my truck! My wife wants the 4mm version, so that and the matching capo will be my next purchase."

 Gift Idea 5 Exotic Wood Picks

Exotic Wood Picks


If your guitar players uses picks then our exotic wood picks will shock and awe.  We make our picks out of exotic wood and have a patented pick technology that allows us to create the world's thinnest wood pick.  Why would you want a pick made of wood?  Well, it simply sounds better than a plastic pick.

What you need to know if you want to give picks:

Pick tin gift boxFirst, not all guitar players use flat picks.  The vast majority do, but fingerstyle players do not.  An easy way to determine this is to look near their guitar or in the case to see what they are currently using.  Pay attention to the thickness of the pick which will be indicated in mm and the shape.  Most guitar players use standard shaped picks.  If you are not sure what they use, your best bet is to give them a sampler.  We have two types of samplers:  Shape Samplers and Exotic Wood Samplers.  Our Sampler has 4 different pick shapes and 2 different thicknesses.  Most guitar players will love to experiment with the various shapes and so this is a great choice.  If you know that they play with a standard shaped pick, then we would recommend trying one of our exotic wood samplers.  The sample packs come with 4 different species of wood picks in 2 different thicknesses.  Because wood has different hardness levels, each of the different species will sound different to the recipient.  So these are a great way to go if you have a player who uses standard shaped picks.

What guitar players are saying about our picks:

"My first purchase from Thalia was a capo. It was gorgeous and blew away anything else I considered. The capo fit both my electric and acoustic guitar without any problems. The capo came with one of Thalia's wood picks. I loved the rich warm sound it produced and the overall feel compared to my plastic picks. I was so impressed that I ordered the Bubinga Tree of Life Pick Tin for myself, and a set of rosewood picks for both of my sons."

 Gift Idea 6 Gift Card

Gift Card


Thalia Capos make perfect gifts! Can't decide which capo to buy? Then give a Thalia Capos Gift Card today. We offer both digital and physical gift cards. 

Our physical gift card set includes a Thalia Capos booklet which tells our story and shows the different inlay choices available, a Thalia guitar pick, a microfibre bag to hold your new capo or tuning kit, a physical hard plastic gift card and includes free PRIORITY MAIL shipping.

If you choose to purchase a digital gift card, y
ou will receive an email immediately after your order that you can print out or forward onto your recipient.

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