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ARTICLE22 - From bomb to jewelry

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ARTICLE22 - From bomb to jewelry

I want to tell you a peacebomb story. Close your eyes for a second and imagine Laos. Imagine all the most terrible images of poverty. And now I tell you – it is not the worst thing which happened to this country. It is THE MOST HEAVILY BOMBED COUNTRY IN HISTORY per capita. Between 1964 and 1973, against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, the Secret War was waged in neutral Laos. To contain the spread of communism, American B-52s dropped an average of ONE BOMB-LOAD EVERY EIGHT MINUTES, 24 hours a day, for NINE years. 80 million of the 250 million bombs dropped failed to detonate, leaving a deadly legacy...

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Koonyai Studio will support the water protection campaign

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Koonyai Studio will support the water protection campaign

Koonyai Studio announced that 5% from jewelry sales will be donated monthly to support the protesters until the whole North Dakota Access Pipeline ends. This initiative is aimed at fighting for clean water. A small group of people are fighting tirelessly to protect water. The Dakota Access Pipeline controversy has been in the news for several months with no end in sights. The pipeline is in path of many rivers, Native Americans burial site, and sacred lands. Many Native Americans and allies are currently protesting the process. In addition, the studio owner created a crowdfunding program “Send A Postcard” where you can buy a post...

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Geek jewelry from recycled electronic pieces

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Geek jewelry from recycled electronic pieces

Some 20 to 50 million metric tons of electronic waste are generated every year. New York’s Circuit Breaker Labs takes circuit boards from old computers, cell phones, calculators, monitors, and office telephones and transforms them into necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belt buckles and cufflinks. Guys, by saying “pieces from office telephones and transformers” don’t worry, you won’t look as if you are trapped in electronic cables! The pieces are quiet stylish, nice idea to contemplate your hipster or, even better, classical look (the contrast rules!).Starting from $30.  

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A new app to design and print 3D jewelry

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A new app to design and print 3D jewelry

WIZEgem Jewelry is an app, allowing to design your personalize jewelry model, share it with your friends and choose one of their integrated 3D Printing Services to produce your model. The company suggests different packages. For example, you can design your model for free in case you are buying it after. In case you are a jeweler, you can also use the service of the 3D modelling ($15-20-55/month). Source

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Jewelry by Salvador Dali - Spain || #TravelWithLB

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Jewelry by Salvador Dali - Spain || #TravelWithLB

I went to Figueres in Spain to see Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador Dalí and to check out some wonderful jewelry by the artist. Between 1941 and 1970 Salvador Dali created fantastic jewelry. He made the designs for the pieces on paper, with all kinds of details and great precision of shapes, materials and colors, while they were made up in New York by the team of the Argentinean-born silversmith Carlos Alemany under the close supervision of the artist himself. I was absolutely captured to see fantastic pieces on paper and made of stones, both – chef d’oeuvre. Dalí personally selected each of...

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