Sex Pistols Coaster Gift - Steve Jones Inspired Les Paul Drinks Mat

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"Exquisite work and service! I bought four different ones as a Christmas gift plus two for myself. Packaged safely and arrived in lightning speed w/ int’l shipping even in this pandemic. Beautiful craftsmanship. Vibrant with smooth edges and sturdy. Will be buying more again soon. Thanks!!" Irish G ★★★★★

"Love Love Love!!! Thanks fab quality!!"  Melanie ★★★★★

"Great quality coasters. They arrived in padded packaging. Each coaster is identical. They are smooth on top and seem very durable. The image and lyrics are very high resolution. The subtle shadow of the guitar is a nice touch. I got a set of 6. I'm so happy!" Deanna ★★★★★

Sex Pistols Coaster Gift - Steve Jones 1974 Glamour Girl Custom Les Paul inspired drinks mat. This very collectable high quality, hard wearing, high gloss and heat resistant melamine coaster design is unique to Rock’n’Roll Redux and is not available in stores.

Shipping: A word to the wise… Although we do dispatch as single items, we highly recommend that customers purchase at least two coasters because they can immediately halve the postage cost per item. Buy three, it gets even better and so on...

Size: 10cm x 10cm (3.94” x 3.94”)

Production: Created on robust, high quality, hard wearing, scratch resistant melamine with a high gloss finish that can withstand temperatures of up to 140ºc. The coasters are hand-made ethically in the UK with a sustainably sourced Eucalyptus board base and a non-slip cork backing.

Designed exclusively for John7Arts / Rock'n'Roll Redux by multimedia artist David Lloyd, an alumni of Central Saint Martins School Of Art and the Institute Of Contemporary Arts in London. Employing the Découpe (cut-up) technique in which written text is cut up and rearranged to create a different and perhaps unexpected new narrative, David has employed shards of lyrics to give discerning fans an opportunity to engage in 'discover the songs' beneath a foreground featuring an iconic and classic guitar. The Découpe concept can be traced back to at least the Dadaists of the 1920s, but was popularised in the late 1950s and early 1960s by writer William S. Burroughs and later employed by David Bowie, Kurt Cobain and Thom Yorke. Each unique Rock’n’Roll Redux design ©2020 David Lloyd.

Steve Jones - Sex Pistols: 1974 Gibson Les Paul Custom

The 1940’s pin-up stickers decorating Steve Jones creamy white 1974 Gibson Les Paul, were put there by its previous owner, New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain. It was also Syl who removed the original Gibson switch guard and scratch plate. Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren had briefly managed the Dolls in New York and brought the guitar back to London and gave it to Jonesy.

Steve Jones pictured here with the Pistols on the day they filmed the 'Pretty Vacant' and 'God Save The Queen' videos. The 1974 Gibson Les Paul is much in evidence in both videos as well as our own Rock'n'Roll Redux print. Photo by Virginia Turbutt.

"Malcolm was managing the Dolls for a while and when he finished managing them, he brought the guitar back to England with him. I guess they owed him money or something and gave it to him as payment.”

Steve Jones