This Is Not A Spoon EnglishJewelry made from bombs.
Laos is the most heavily bombed country per capita in history. Between 1964 and 1973, the US dropped 2 million tons of ordnance . At the current rate of removal, it will take an estimated 800 years to clear all unexploded ordnance. Each product purchased clears bomb littered land.
Jewelry made from bombs, partnered up with local artisans to take their local innovation global: each jewelry purchased helps to clear unexploded bombs and contaminated land in Laos.
THIS IS NOT A SPOON ORNAMENT
Swords to ploughshares, artisans in Laos started transforming bombs into soup spoons at the end of the Vietnam War. Modern artifacts, these spoons are decorative objects that are more than what they seem. Each piece gives back to support traditional Laotian artisan livelihoods, village development, community endeavors and further de-mining efforts.
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