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Peace Dove Necklace

Decades of war in Cambodia have left the country littered with brass bomb casings. To honor the peace Cambodians have experienced since then and their hope for continued peace and progress, makers with our fair trade partners, Rajana melt the brass from the bombshells following their demining, then recycle them into jewelry— wearable symbols of hope, progress, and peace. Don the Peace Dove Necklace and join them in holding to the possibility of peace.

HANDCRAFTED IN CAMBODIA

  • Materials: Recycled bombshell brass
  • 20"L chain, 1.5"L pendant
  • Includes 3" of adjustable links in chain and lobster claw clasp.
  • Handcrafted in Cambodia

SKU: 5304500

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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