Monday, August 1, 2011

Rebirth

Have you ever wondered what happens to material from shuttered nuclear weapon facilities? Well a company called From War To Peace turns weapon material into beautiful jewelry. Here are just a few of their pieces:



(All images from the From War To Peace website)


Their Mission (from the website):
From War to Peace is dedicated to recycling weapons of war into peaceful symbols of beauty and function. We turn bombs into beauty, hate into love, and war into peace. Here at From War to Peace, we recycle metals from disarmed nuclear weapons systems and use it to create a wonderful alloy we call Peace Bronze. With it, we cast jewelry and other art dedicated to creating a more peaceful world.

We believe that war is failure, and that peace is triumph. At from war to peace, starting with one weapon at a time, we hope to see a demilitarized world in our lifetime.

If you're looking to get a one-of-a-kind piece, From War To Peace is the place to find it. Not only do they sell jewelry, they also carry wine bottle stoppers, tree ornaments, and bottle openers.

Sweep Tight is hosting a giveaway and the prize is a beautiful 7 Rings of Peace earring set (valued at $49.95):



All you have to do is visit their blog for the giveaway post and follow the entry instructions. Giveaway ends on August 15, so hurry!

Disclaimer: This blog was written as part of the entry for the giveaway. This blog is not sponsored by Sweep Tight, From Peace To War, or any affiliates. Commenting on this blog does not count as an entry - you must visit SweetTight.com for details and entries for the giveaway.

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