These beaded hoop earrings are hand crafted by a cooperative of talented artisans outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This cooperative employs and supports women living with HIV/AIDS. The organization partners with farmers and local landowners who allow the women to sift through freshly tilled farm land in order to collect and upcycle spent artillery shells left from various civil wars. The shells are separated and sanitized, then melted and crafted into delicate beads used in creating a stunning collection of unique jewelry.
Available in mixed metals of nickel, brass and copper or solid nickel.
Approximately 2.25" in circumference
Your purchase of these earrings directly supports female artisans working in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.