My necklace is the bomb…literally

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While my friend was visiting Laos recently, she kindly bought this necklace for me. I loved the design and I didn’t immediately realized the inspiring story behind this beautifully crafted jewelry in the shape of a dove.

People who reside in Ban Na Phia village were taught how to use the very bombs that destroyed their lives during war into spoons and bracelets. Their crafts generate income and transform what used to be a deadly weapon into a symbol of peace.

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