Earrings War and Peace - Cambodia
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These are no ordinary earrings. Decades of war have left Cambodia’s farmlands littered with brass casings from bombs, bullets and landmines. The metal that remains as a reminder of conflict is collected to be transformed into a symbol of resilience and healing. Artisans fashion these brass casings into jewelry pieces that carry messages of hope. Each of these earrings is inscribed with the Khmer word for “peace.”
- 2L inches
- Handcrafted in Cambodia
Ten Thousand Villages works with Rajana, an artisan group in Cambodia. Ten Thousand Villages operates on an artisan investment model that puts the maker first. They’re built on long-term partnerships and fair trade principles to provide makers in developing countries an opportunity to gain a safety net of financial security and break the cycle of poverty.
Villages Port Colborne is located along the shore of the Niagara Peninsula. Where the Welland Canal and Lake Erie meet, in the heart of Port Colborne, we have been fair trade since 1984. We carry unique, handcrafted goods that are ethically made from artisans around the world. If you’re in the Southern Ontario area, we welcome you to visit us in-person!