I Heart Peace Bangle
Each bangle is hand cast and finished and comes with a handwoven organic cotton drawstring pouch and story card. Due to the handmade nature of these bracelets, each piece varies slightly in shape, size and texture.
Exterior engraving: I PEACE
Interior engraving: ARTICLE 22 : peaceBOMB
DROPPED + MADE IN LAOS
2.6” diameter, 8.3” circumference
Two levels of donations are made with the purchase of this bracelet. One to the locally-managed Village Development Fund that issues micro-loans to poor families and in small infrastructure projects like the provision of electricity to the school or supplies for other communal areas and second, to a fund co-managed by Rise and Article 22 that donates funds to donates funds to help clear the land in Laos of cluster bombs.
People in Laos: This bracelet clear 3 meters of bomb littered land safely. This land will now be able to be used for agriculture by the Laos people and is no longer a threat due to cluster munitions. Careful attention is paid to the strongly-entrenched war-scrap metal supply chain and safety of artisans and scrap collectors.