News about Banjos
Sapphire and diamond ring tops $103K at Cottone auction
GENESEO, N.Y. – A Kashmir sapphire and diamond ladies’ vintage ring in a platinum and gold setting sold for $103,500 at a fine art and antiques auction held Sept. 23-24 by Cottone Auctions.
Washington man crafts guitars out of old cigar boxes
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) – For his pay-the-mortgage job, Kurt Schoen flies cargo for UPS. For his live-the-dream work, the Walla Walla man drives to a somewhat-secret location to play a different sort of tune. Schoen, 44, has been creating custom, “cigar-box” guitars for nearly a decade. His tools consist of old wood, glue, antique […]