Carin Coptic Cross Necklace
Our Carin Coptic Cross Necklace is made by a cooperative of talented artisans outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Created from repurposed artillery shells, this sweet necklace boasts small beads and a small coptic cross. This is a perfect necklace for the minimalist who loves supporting fair trade.
The women in this artisan group are HIV-positive and have been ostracized from society. The cooperative partners with farmers and local landowners who collect empty bullet casings left over from past wars. The shells are brought to the co-op, separated, sanitized, and then melted and crafted into different types of beads for creating a stunning collection of unique jewelry.
- Measures approximately 18" L, cross measures approximately .5" x .5"
- Handcrafted in Ethiopia