La Luna Sound, LLC, Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for Layered Wood and Silk Guitar Pick
November 9, 2015 11:08 AM Mountain Daylight Time
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)—La Luna Sound, LLC, a developer and manufacturer of music accessories, is pleased to announce its layered wood and silk guitar pick has been issued U.S. Patent 14/605,736. The innovative picks have been shown to improve the tonal qualities of stringed instruments and have received favorable reviews from studio musicians in Denver and Nashville. Made in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., La Luna Sound markets the picks under the LUNA PICKS and STUDIO PICKS brands.
An excerpt from the patent examiner’s notes explains the innovation as follows:
”Although wood has been a known material for a plectrum one typically had to make the wooden plectrum bulky. However, the applicants have invented a composite material plectrum where a plectrum made of wood can be made thin and durable. This improvement is enabled by the first and second layers wood with the wood grain at a 90 degree orientation and an intermediate layer of silk fabric...”