Simple Elegance With a Twist. Bands of sterling silver and upcycled brass from bomb casings intertwine in this handmade ring from Cambodia.
Decades of conflict have left the Cambodian countryside littered with bombs—some still dangerous, all a reminder of violence. One by one, the makers at fair trade association Rajana cut and shape brass bomb casings into jewelry that makes a statement for peace and hope.
Repurposes bullet casings (a powerful form of reuse)
High quality crafts(wo)manship
Complements all styles, from classic to contemporary
Pairs with gold and silver
Handcrafted in Cambodia by artisans earning a fair trade wage
BORING (BUT USEFUL) STUFF Dimensions: One size, adjustable: 0.7" in diameter Weight: 0.1 oz (2.8 g) SOURCE Handcrafted in Cambodia.
MATERIAL Upcycled brass bomb casing and sterling silver.
ABOUT THE COMPANY Ten Thousand Villages is a global maker‑to‑market movement that breaks the cycle of generational poverty and ignites social change. They provide ethically-sourced wares — that empower makers from around the globe.
The Rajana Association is a nonprofit focused on sustaining traditional craft and providing business skills to talented artisans, who transform symbols of war into beautiful jewelry. They melt down brass bomb casings, following their de-mining then recycle them into jewelry‒wearable symbols of hope, progress, and peace.