If you play the violin, it's inevitable: you will likely receive some violin-related knick-knacks as gifts, or you may even buy a few for yourself.
Behold, for example, this lovely row of violin-shaped glass bottles that lines a shelf at Metzler Violins:
For this vote I'd like to concentrate on objects have a violin shape in them but whose function is not as a violin or instrument.
For example, in my kitchen I have a violin-shaped cutting board, cookie cutter and a mug that has a rather curvy violin as its handle. I also have an apron with violins all over it. I have a violin necklace, a violin pin, and a violin scarf.
Out and about in the world, I've seen violin-shaped purses and wallets, violin-shaped boxes of candy, violin-shaped flash drives, clocks, watches, keychains, jewelry boxes, pencils -- heck, even a swimming pool and violin-shaped building!
How many violin-shaped items can you call your own? What is the strangest one you have? The most useful? The smallest, or the biggest? Please participate in the vote and then tell us about your violin-shaped items and knick-knacks.
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