Martin's limited-run Bentley Snowflake First Edition Custom Guitar is inspired by the first pictures of snow crystals

Martin Bentley Snowflake First Edition
(Image credit: Martin Guitars)

Martin has announced a new limited-run acoustic guitar, the Bentley Snowflake First Edition Custom, which features inlays of snowflakes photographed by Wilson A. Bentley.

Bentley’s images of snow crystals were first captured in 1885, using a technique known as photomicrography, and his observation that “no two snowflakes are alike” has long since entered popular usage.

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.