Braided Six Strand Necklace

$ 62.00


This brass braided six strand necklace is created by a women's cooperative of talented artisans outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The women in this artisan group are HIV-positive and have been ostracized from society. The women partner with farmers and local land-owners who find and collect empty bullet casings. The shells are brought to the co-op, separated, sanitized, and then melted and made into a variety of beads for creating a stunning collection of unique jewelry.

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