These beaded hoop earrings are made by a cooperative of talented artisans outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The women in this artisan group are HIV-positive and have been ostracized from society. The cooperative partners with farmers and local land owners who collect empty bullet casings. The shells are brought to the co-op, separated, sanitized, and then melted and crafted into different types of beads for creating a stunning collection of unique jewelry. Available in mixed metals of nickel, brass and copper or solid nickel.
Approximately 2.25" circumference