Here is a guidline to the various plectrum shapes you will find on this website, the 'drop' outline is based on a standard pick, the drop is typically approx 7-8mm thick in its center unless specified in the description. All the picks I build are listed on this website, I do not build 'made to measure' plectrums, the flat 'Green Alien HufGlow' and 'Acrylic' picks are 3mm thick, the 'Aqua Blue HufGlow' is 5mm thick.

Here is a list of materials I am currently using or have been using in the past. It is almost impossible to recommend a material considering that we are all unique, have very different playing techniques and ways of using a pick, this really comes down to personal preference and experimenting, my plectrums are not bound to a specific music style. The price of a plectrum is based on the material cost, time and labour, the more expensive, the more durable.

The hard surface non porous materials offer a very big attack when hitting the strings: