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In the blue wake of ‘Living Jewels’, the ‘koi fish’ guitar that launched Taylor’s new Gallery series last Winter, comes a second model, the Gallery Series Sea Turtle. The concept for the GSST came about by accident, when a staffer in Taylor’s design shop happened to wear a sea turtle pendant to work one day. The staffer commented that a similar design would make a cool inlay. Pete Davies, Jr., who designed the koi fish inlay, overheard the comment, and promptly began working on a sea turtle design. A few hours later, everyone agreed it was an inspired piece of work.

The Grand Auditorium GSST features back and sides of premium, unstained curly maple and a spruce top, with faux-tortoiseshell binding. Brilliantly colored inlays of sea turtles glide on an ebony fingerboard. On the back of the guitar, a turtle and delicate-hued jellyfish drift on luminous waves of maple.

There will be 100 of the Gallery Series Sea Turtle guitars made.

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