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Be Resilient Necklace

The brass in this necklace was once a bombshell, making this piece of jewelry a powerful reminder of strength in adversity. Years of war left the Cambodian countryside littered with bomb casings. Makers turn these remnants of violence into symbols of resilience, healing and hope.

HANDCRAFTED IN CAMBODIA

  • Recycled brass bombshell pendant necklace
  • 32L inches plus 3.5L inches of adjustable links
  • Pendant is three separate brass tags, one oxidized, one matte, one shiny; RESILIENT is stamped on the shiny tag
  • Longest pendant tag measures 1.5L inches
  • Handmade in Cambodia

SKU: 5304380

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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