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Recycled Bullet Casing Bead Bracelet with Ring from Ethiopia

$17.00
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SKU:
ET0259

Product Description

Beauty can come out of conflict! This every day bracelet takes a plentiful resource in Ethiopia, spent bullet casings, and turns them into simple yet elegant jewelry. Perfect for guys or the down to earth girl for that touch of color without being flashy.

Entoto Mountain, roughly half of the villagers have HIV/AIDS. Not because it's a pocket, but because those afflicted are no longer welcome in their own homes. Entoto welcomes them with open arms giving them the dignity they deserve. Due to the decades of on again / off again war, they have a steady resource of bullet casings. The artisans take these casings, melt them down, and make stunning jewelry out of them. Out of the ashes of war comes remarkable beauty. Brass and copper beads are the color of the original casing, silver beads have been plated.

  • Made by hand in Ethiopia
  • Recycled spent bullet casings
  • Bracelet measures 11" fully extended
  • Strung on adjustable cord

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SKU:
ET0259

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