Revolution Hoop Earrings
Article 22, Laos
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Made from repurposed Vietnam War era bombs, plane parts, military hardware and other aluminum scrap left in Laos, the stunning Revolution Hoop Earrings are a conversation starter in themselves. As part of the “Buy Back The Bombs” movement, the metal is melted and cast by hand to turn war into love.
These elegant and lightweight earrings enables the clean up of 12-20 square-meters of bomb-littered land in Laos, and the recycling of littered bombs turning them into beautiful jewelry.
Each piece gives back to support traditional Laotian artisan livelihoods, village development, community endeavors and further de-miniing efforts. Your purchase contributes to MAG (Mines Advisory Group) to safely & expertly clear some of the 80 million unexploded bombs contaminating land in Laos.
- Made from recycled bomb material and metal from Laos
- 1.9"/4.8cm diameter
- Sterling silver ear posts and ear nuts
- These earrings do not need to be removed in water. Metal does not tarnish, rust or leave discoloration on skin and has been tested to determine that it is nickel free.
- Earrings can be worn constantly. With wear, each piece becomes uniquely yours and will acquire a polished patina from the natural oils of your skin.
Article 22 // Laos
Artisans of Naphia, Laos, earn at least five times the local hourly minimum wage, providing them with the disposable income for books, school, fuel, and medicine that their subsistence farming livelihoods cannot.
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