If you’re looking for recycled bullet casing earrings and want them small -- this is the pair for you! The Burte Earrings are dainty little fair trade earrings made from recycled bullet casings by women in Ethiopia and named after one of the women in cooperative. This pair of fair trade jewelry hangs about a centimeter long and comes with rubber backings. The beads are made from silver-plated metal and pure brass.
This jewelry is made from 100% recycled materials. The brass and/or copper beads are a pure metal, but the silver beads are silver-plated, given the nature of the raw materials. There is potential for the silver-plated beads to tarnish over time, depending on their reaction to the pH of your skin. But don't worry, they'll still be beautiful!
About Fair Anita:
We are named after a social worker in Chimbote, Peru, Senora Anita. Anita is completely adored by her community and she’s known by everyone as a very fair and empathetic human.We learned that financial insecurity is the #1 reason why women stay in abusive partnerships, so we started Fair Anita with this in mind, staying grounded in supporting womens’ resiliency and lessons from Anita.
Cute + ethical + affordable gifts and accessories, sustainably made by talented fair trade artisan partners around the globe. We’re on a mission to create a world where women feel safe, valued, and respected by investing in women and creating pieces you can be proud to wear.
We collaborate with over 8,000 talented artisan partners and brilliant women across four continents and 9 countries. Each artisan cooperative specializes in different techniques and materials, making the pieces they create truly one-of-a-kind.