Never Lose Your Way. A timeless design and a surprising material, the Guiding Star ring is made of brass from bomb casings collected from the fields of Cambodia. The artisans of the Rajana Association transform these bombshells into wearable symbols of peace and hope. Rajana encourages artists to draw on their childhood experiences to pass on stories and traditions to future generations.
This ring features an iconic radiant star design impressed upon a central disc. Pairs beautifully with our Guiding Star Earrings.
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: approximately .65" in diameter. Adjustable. Weight: 0.2 oz (5.7 g) SOURCE Handcrafted in Cambodia.
MATERIAL Upcycled demined brass bombshells.
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 demining then recycle them into jewelry‒wearable symbols of hope, progress, and peace.