Peacebomb Ornament

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Handmade from PEACEBOMB Al including Vietnam War era bombs, plane parts, and other aluminum scrap left in Laos. Clears some of the 80 million unexploded bombs littering Laos from 4m2 of land.

Polished and finished with red waxed cotton cord.


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ARTICLE22 designs tell transformation stories of negative into positive and make impact. Partnering with artisans in off-the-beaten-track places to create modern heirlooms with particular provenance. PEACEBOMB, their first collection, is jewelry handcrafted in Laos from Vietnam War shrapnel. A virtuous circle, each piece helps clear unexploded ordnance, making land safe and providing new metal to artisans. The brand has been recognized by global consumers and press as pioneering the transformation of weapons into jewelry and the tangible value of fashion that does good.

  • 250 million bombs dropped. 80 million failed to detonate. Each Peacebomb helps clear the land in Laos, giving that land back to the farmers.
  • The alchemy of transforming negative into positive, aluminum shrapnel, melted and recast in wood and ash molds, becomes beautiful and meaningful jewelry.
  • A22 pays artisan families at least 5x local minimum wage. Working part time, subsistence farmers earn disposable income.
  • A22 donates 10% to the village development fund so that every villager can benefit from micro-loans and electricity in communal areas.

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