Elephants Are Being Killed for Ivory Everyday; Say 'NO!' to Ivory; Join the Elephant March and Help Stop the Slaughter

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For over 20 years Graph Tech Guitar Labs has been producing TUSQ® its harmonically-rich nut and saddle material that provides both an environmental and superior sound alternative to ivory or bone.

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“When you calculate the annual weight of the TUSQ material we have sold, Graph Tech has potentially saved the equivalent weight of over 1100 African elephant tusks every year”! says Dave Dunwoodie, Graph Tech founder and head honcho.

Graph Tech Guitar Labs, the world’s largest manufacturer of premium guitar nuts and saddles, is pleased to announce our support for IFAW in protecting elephants from habitat loss, conflict with humans and poaching. Through producing our harmonically rich Graph Tech offers a superior nut and saddle material alternative to ivory or bone.

“If you calculate the annual weight of the TUSQ material we have sold, Graph Tech has potentially saved the equivalent weight of over 1100 African elephant tusks every year”! says Dave Dunwoodie, Graph Tech founder and head honcho.

Graph Tech also supports WWF by making an annual donation to WWF, on our customer’s behalf and supporting WWF- “wifelife adoption program”.

Graph Tech is committed to animal protection as well as reducing our environmental impact. Recently, Graph Tech changed our nut and saddle packaging and have reduced our packaging cubic space and weight by over 250%. The skin packing material used is also plant based and compostable.

Supporters of our elephant protection cause can help by making a donation through our Facebook app "Donate".

About Graph Tech Guitar Labs
Founded in 1983 by President Dave Dunwoodie, Graph Tech Guitar Labs manufactures more guitar nuts and saddles than any other company in the world. Focused on innovations to improve guitar tone and vibration for optimal performance, Graph Tech is the maker of TUSQ® and Black TUSQ® and TUSQ XL man-made ivory, String Saver™ saddles, ResoMax™ Harmonic Bridge System and ghost® Modular Pickup Systems, Chops PrePlay ® Professional hand care for musicians and harmonically-rich TUSQ Picks. The world’s leading retailers, Luthiers, and guitar manufacturers choose Graph Tech products including: Carvin, Fender, Gibson, Godin, Guild, Ibanez, Jay Turser, Larrivee, Martin, Peavey, Samick, Schecter, Taylor and Yamaha Custom Shop.

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