FUSE Violin Duo Creates World Record with Swarovski Crystal-Encrusted Violins

Electric violin duo FUSE has partnered with Swarovski Crystal to create a world record for the most expensive pair of electric violins ever made. Each of the instruments, valued at over $1,500,000, is one-of a kind and will never be repeated.  The duo consists of Linzi Stoppard, former model and daughter-in-law of Sir Tom Stoppard and Ben Lee, 2-time fastest violin player in the world Guinness World Record holder. Coinciding with the release of their newest self-titled album, FUSE revealed their Signature Violins on February 25 at British department store, Harrods (unfortunately, the press release did not specify which location).

According to Linzi:

These violins are incredible, just stunning – the light explodes off the Swarovski crystals. We love the fact that whilst they have become pieces of art, we can still play the songs from our new album FUSE on them.

I can’t say that I’m a big fan of their music, but these violins are certainly eye-catching. You can check them out in the video below:

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