Rock Stud Bronze Leather Wrap Bracelet
Edgy and cool, this wrap bracelet goes beyond adornment to tell the story of how Laos became the most bombed nation in history during the Vietnam War era. Each Rock Stud is hand cast in Laos of metal from bombs, plane parts and other aluminum scrap remnants, and then laced onto metallic bronze leather. Wrap around wrist and cut excess leather if necessary. While leather can resist water, we recommend removing in water to maintain optimal condition. Comes with additional leather strap in black. Stud measures 7/8" x 7/9".
Inspired Design: Article 22's Peacebomb collection is made by artisans from Vietnam War era bombs, plane parts and other aluminum scrap. Hand poured and cast in wood and ash molds, each piece of the Article 22 collection supports artisan livelihoods, village development and demining in Laos.
About this Maker
Article 22 works with artisans in Laos to transform destruction wrought by war into beautiful works of wearable art. Each piece in Article 22's collection is created from the remnants of an overlooked legacy of the Vietnam War era that left Laos the most heavily bombed country in history. Today, over 80 million unexploded bombs remain in Laos after the daily bombings that occurred in that nation between 1964 and 1973.
Handcrafted by local artisans who cast in wood and ash molds, the transformation of land mines and aluminum scrap metal into jewelry clears bomb-littered land in Laos, making it safe for Laotians to live, work and enjoy their land.