Guitar picks are like these little creatures that, if not contained, they will get out and spread around and you’ll most likely never find them again. To contain them you need something, but are there really great guitar pick holders out there? That is what we will be discussing in this article.
And speaking of best guitar pick holders, you can check out our article on the best guitar picks right here: Best Guitar Picks.
The Best Guitar Pick Holder
There are lots of options when it comes to guitar pick holders and guitar pick cases. Everyone is going to have their own lists and their own opinions about which features are most important.
The list we have offers a variety of different types and shapes of guitar pick holders. We will look at the pros and cons of each so you can make the best purchasing decision.
Due to the super affordable nature of a guitar pick holder or case, these are perfect to try out a few different ones to see what you like the best. Or if you are just like me, you can just keep a bunch of them in random places around the house if needed when you get the urge to rock out.
1. PlasMaller Guitar Pick Holder Case Bag with 24pcs Acoustic Electric Guitar Colorful Picks + Little Picks Holder Set.
This holder is made with leather which gives you strength to protect your guitar picks. There is a main compartment that has 20 slots for picks plus a mesh pocket so you can store even more stuff.
As stated earlier, you get 24 picks in 3 different thicknesses: Thin (0.46mm), Medium (0.71 mm), and Thick (0.96 mm.)
With a snap tab that has a magnet, you can pretty much snap this onto anything to keep it anywhere and within your eye’s range.
At 5 inches x 4.7 inches, this is very sizable. You can throw this in your gig bag and be on your way to play.
- Comes with 24 guitars picks at three different thicknesses.
- Little pick holder included.
- Made to protect your picks.
- Great for taking anywhere.
- Snap tab with magnet to hang anywhere.
- Does Not attach to guitar.
We featured the guitar picks that go along with these cases right here on our guitar picks post: Guitar Picks Variety Pack.
These are just the guitar shaped holders in a set of three. Measuring at 3.5 x 1.75 x.5, they are small and compact and are perfect for keeping your guitar picks safe all while putting this in your pocket.
These are perfect for kids just starting out playing guitar or anyone who just wants to store their guitar picks in a stylish guitar-shaped holder.
- Comes in a pack of 3.
- Small and compact.
- Keeps your guitar picks safe.
- Great for kids.
- Limited to how many guitar picks you fit in each case.
Easy to stick-on, you can place this anywhere on your guitar. You can be playing with your picks and then quickly store them in the holder. This solves the problem of constantly losing picks.
For being small, this holder is very sleek. It also doesn’t take up much room when placed on the guitar.
While some people might be nervous about having an adhesive to stick to stick to your guitar, this won’t leave a residue in case you need to move it elsewhere.
When you put in all the picks in, it will make the holder seem very tight which could potentially poke the springs out or detach the top.
- Comes with 10 guitar picks.
- Stick anywhere on your guitar.
- Prevents the misplacing of picks.
- Won’t leave a residue if moved.
- Sleek and compact.
- Top could detach if all picks are put in the holder.
4. Guitar Picks Case Leather Pick Keychain Guitar Picks Holder Plectrums Case Bag with 5Pcs Guitar Picks
It’s metal copper key chain design allows you to put this on any keyring you have so you don’t lose it.
In addition to the leather pick case, you will also get 5 guitar picks which are random colors. You can fit 2 to 6 picks depending on the gauge of the picks.
With a guitar shape, you will be able to show off your love for music and the guitar by carrying these around.
Affordable, practical, and portable, these make a great gift for any occasion.
- Available in two colors.
- Comes with 5 guitar picks (random colors).
- Carry anywhere.
- Fits 2 to 6 picks.
- Stylish guitar shape.
- Great gift for any occasion.
- Challenging to get picks out of holder.
Made from natural wood, these are meant to be durable to have a long life. Easy to carry and throw in your gig bag, you can take these cases anywhere.
This box can hold about a dozen picks depending on the gauge of the picks.
At a great price, this makes a great gift that you can put in your guitar case, back pocket, or even in your car.
- Made from natural wood.
- Easy to carry.
- Holds up to 12 picks.
- Great price.
- Does not stick to your guitar.
This holder fits up to 12 guitar picks. The grooves hold a variety of different gauges. It clips easily on the microphone stand and comes with a removable slide holder attachment.
The soft rubber grip will ensure that this doesn’t slip around the stand. It’s easy access allows you to quickly grab a guitar pick if one breaks or falls out of your hand.
With it’s convenience and great price, this is a must in your collection.
- Holds up to 12 picks.
- Designed for a variety of different sizes.
- Clips easily on the microphone.
- Easy access.
- Soft rubber grip.
- Great price.
- Thins picks bend before getting deep into the holder.
The 20 guitar picks will of assorted colors and of thin, medium, and heavy gages. The clear storage box will keep your picks safe and sound.
If you lose you pricks like most guitar players, this case is perfect for putting the 20 picks this set comes with and more. The pick holders are a little delicate so I won’t be as long-lasting. Again, at this price point, you can pick up more than one of these if you want.
- Comes with 20 guitar picks.
- Two black stick-on guitar pick holders.
- Clear storage case to store all your picks.
- Three different guitar picks gages
- Prevents you from losing your picks.
- Great for guitar bass, and ukulele.
- Picks holders are fragile.
This case may look small but it can hold up to 50 picks. This will keep your little plastic friends organized and in one place.
Made of hard EVA, this case is also waterproof and shock resistant. The soft inner foam will fit your guitar picks keeping them nice and snug.
The easy to open and close zipper will make your guitar life super easy on you. Compact and easy to carry you can take this anywhere from open mic nights to gigs.
This case can even hold other smaller accessories such as capos.
- Holds up to 50 guitar picks.
- Available in black and brown.
- Waterproof and shock resistant.
- Compact and easy to carry.
- Keeps your picks organized.
- Budget friendly price.
- Too small for additional guitar accessories.
We just took a look at some pretty cool and different guitar picks holders. Each of them had something unique to offer depending on what you are looking for to hold and carry your guitar picks in.
Everyone is going to have a different taste and one of these options is sure to appeal to you.
Now let’s look at some questions that are commonly asked with regards to guitar picks that will aid you to make a better decision.
Is it safe to leave my guitar pick between the strings?
If left long enough in the strings, you can damage them. This however, would mean the guitar picks would be staying wedged in the strings for a long time.
Kinks may occur in the strings if there is an amount of downward pressure towards the fretboards.
In a worst case scenario, too much pressure could cause damage to the neck. A thinner pick left in between the strings will not cause a ton of tension on the strings.
Believe it or not, tuning your strings higher can cause more damage than leaving a pick in between them.
How do I stop losing guitar picks?
I know this may sound like a silly question, but it is something that is commonly asked. The more you play guitar and the more you play out for gigs, you will lose guitar picks.
Whether you are practicing around the house, playing out at a gig, or jamming at your friends house, guitar picks will be left behind.
So to stop losing guitar picks, the solution will be a holder or case to hold them and keep them organized.
Is it safe to have a the adhesive of a pick holder on my guitar?
Yes, it’s safe to leave guitar pick holders with an adhesive on your guitar. Most of the ones that I have used have never left a residue.
If the guitar pick holder needed to be relocated, then pick holders with an adhesive are easy to move around without any significant effort.
At the end of the day, you will probably be going through quite a few guitar pick holders just as the way you will go through guitar picks.
There are going to be different holders for a variety of different circumstances. For at home, you may want a case that stays where you practice such as a plastic case.
When you go out to play gigs, then you will want something that you can perhaps zip up and take out like a durable case. If you are also singer, then there are pick holders for microphone stands.
The great thing about guitar accessories that are priced so affordably is that you can buy a couple to see what you like the best. Guitar pick holders are like many small accessories where it’s going to be a repeated purchase.
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We truly hope that you have enjoyed our article on some of the best guitar holders out there. Guitar picks have little personalities so it’s a good to keep them safe. As always thanks for reading and remember to HAVE FUN!