Finish and Options
The List
Ball Family Reserve
Pearl/Metallic Finishes
The Sparkles
Limited Editions
Dargie Delights
Dargie Delight II
Roasted Maple
The First 100
Black Fire Prototype
New Arrivals

These are my favorites.  All sparkle finishes were discontinued by EBMM back in 2003.  I started seriously collecting Pets after they were discontinued so I had to search high and low for these babies.  Some were easy to find like White and Black, but Stratus Blue Sparkle, Gremlin Green??  Sheesh!

What Happened to Them?

Here's a quote from Sterling Ball on why the sparkle line was discontinued:

"Lets start with sparkle. We got into sparkle because Dweezil Zappa wanted an Albert Lee in a baby blue sparkle with an 80's baby blue mirror pick guard. We then made a pink sparkle for Lisa Loeb, and then a gold sparkle for Blues Sarasceno. It was our big push at that winters NAMM show (2002). Guitar Centers buyer went wild for them but NOBODY else did foreign or domestic. I wished I listened to my good friend Paul Reed Smith when I showed him to them . He said "WOW, these are fantastic sparkles, Let me know if they work cause I couldn't give them away when I tried them." We blew our wad at the NAMM show and the Guitar Center buyer was replaced, I had to write a big check to Guitar Center to clear the sparkles out so they could buy good selling stuff. Do you think that we don't make sparkles to punish a few forumites? No we don't make them because the general public doesn't want them and we lost our ass when we did make them. I hope that puts this one to bed."