An essential part of the blues, as well as country, rock'n'roll and bluegrass, slide guitar is a highly enjoyable style of playing. While there are plenty of different materials used to craft slides, by far the most enduring type is made of glass. A staple on stages all around the world, a great glass guitar slide is going to help you unlock a whole new world of music.
Of course, not all slides are created equally, and while they all produce warm, rounded sounds, the subtle details in their tones will, in part, be determine by their build styles. Glass guitar slides are available in medium and heavy wall thickness, so be sure to check out a few to find the one that's perfect for you.
This section includes glass guitar slides from many trusted guitar brands, including Dunlop, Fender, and Ernie Ball. Like everything these companies manufacture, you can have peace of mind knowing that these glass guitar slides are designed with a meticulous attention to detail. For example, take the Dunlop Blues Bottle Heavy Wall glass slide. This slide will transport you back to the early days of rhythm and blues when future legends used medicine bottle slides to craft an entirely new type of music. Individually hand-blown with strong and seamless Pyrex glass, the balance of these glass slides is really remarkable. Another popular seller here is the Clayton Standard Wall guitar slide. These carefully constructed glass slides come with a case for additional protection, and the "Bottleneck Slide Technique" instruction sheet that's included is ideal for budding slide enthusiasts to get the most out of their playing experience.
From Muddy Waters to George Thorogood, many legendary guitarists have cemented their place in popular music with their slide guitar savviness. Whether you're an amateur who enjoys playing on the porch during a hot summer day, or an experienced guitarist looking for an extra slide to take on the road, glass guitar slides are a top tier addition to any player's gig bag.