Extra Long Necklace with Tassel - Recycled Artillery Casings

$ 62.00


This necklace was 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 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 different types of beads for creating a stunning collection of unique jewelry. Nickel with brass bead embellishment.

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