These honeycomb design earrings carry a meaningful message and give back to a community once devastated by the bombing. They are highly polished brass.
We like their shape, the fact that they are made from recycled materials, that we can help artisans, their families, and women by buying them.
This makes them wonderful jewels to offer or even for yourself
Ironwork artisans, living in an underprivileged community in the Kandal Province, approximately 45 minutes from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, make this recycled jewelry. Ironwork artisans skillfully mold materials into beautiful pieces, introducing a small income to underprivileged communities. While Cambodia has enjoyed years of peace and development since the war and atrocities of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime, today 30% of the population still live below the poverty line (on less than $1.25 per day).
The designs use inspiration from Cambodia's rich tapestry, restoring and preserving many traditional Cambodian skills.
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