I just traded for MIM Fender P Bass in the arctic white color with white pickguard. Very nice bass, I think we both got the bass we wanted so all is good. I love how it plays, but aesthetically speaking, it's well.... a little devoid of color. The existing pickguard has a few deep pick marks from the looks of it, so I thought I'd take the opportunity to add a little bit of color to it. I thought of a solid color (black) but want to push it a little bit more and need your opinion on this. Thought of anodized gold as well. I'm thinking of this aqua pearl pickguard... bad idea or do you recommend a different color? I'm feeling that my color judgement is not the best these days so aesthetically gifted bassists' opinions would be greatly appreciated. As a background, I'm not a conservative bass player- I appreciate the traditional vintage look but also not afraid to go a little bit glitzy. Hmm... this sounds like a personal ad.