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Recycled Brass Ring

The unisex Recycled Brass Ring features an adjustable band. This ring is handmade in Cambodia where decades of conflict have left the countryside littered with bomb and bullet casings. One by one, the makers at our fair trade partner Rajana cut and shape brass bullet and bomb casings, which have been safely cleared by a demining agency, into jewelry.

HANDCRAFTED IN CAMBODIA

  • Upcycled brass bomb casing and upcycled brass bullet casing
  • Bullet casing ranges between 0.35‒0.45D inches, Adjustable band: 0.25W x 0.65 inner diameter (at the neutral positioning) inches
  • Handcrafted in Cambodia

SKU: 5304020

THE MAKERS

The Rajana Association is a nonprofit organization for income generation and skills training, producing fair trade products using traditional Cambodian skills with contemporary designs. The name Rajana means "design" in Khmer. Rajana Association focuses on the rural and urban poor, and small producers of handicrafts. Rajana trains young Cambodians in traditional craft–making skills, as well as in accounting, marketing, computer courses and English. Through development of traditional craft–making skills, Rajana helps maintain and rebuild Cambodia’s rich cultural traditions, damaged in the country’s wars.Rajana Association began in 1995 as an income–generating project of the British nongovernmental organization Southeast Asian Outreach UK. Since 2000 Rajana has been owned and operated by Cambodians. Ten Thousand Villages has been purchasing from Rajana since 2007.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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