Necklace with Triangular Embellishment ~ Recycled Artillery Casings

$ 56.00


This brass bead necklace with triangular embellishment 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 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 made into a variety of beads for creating a stunning collection of unique jewelry.

Approximately 11"L

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