ARTICLE 22 designs beautiful and meaningful collections that tell unknown stories and give back.
PEACEBOMB, the first collection, is jewelry made from Vietnam War era bombs by Laotian artisans.
ARTICLE 22 seeks to embody a new luxury that intimately relates our objects and ideas.
Driven dually by design and development, ARTICLE 22 cultivates the untapped talents of artisans in forgotten or off-the-beaten-track places, promoting entrepreneurship and community development. As appropriate, additional giveback benefits a broader cause. For PEACEBOMB, each bracelet sold demines 3m2 of bomb littered land.
The collections are composed of modern artifacts with a distinct hand feel. They are designed for those concerned by authenticity and quality, those curious to discover.
ARTICLE 22 has been recognized by global consumers and press as pioneering the transformation of weapons to jewellery and, more generally, the tangible value of transformation through fashion.
Arrows point forward without forgetting the past. This piece tells the story of transformation from bombs into modern artifacts, dropped + made in Laos. Handmade from PEACEBOMB AL including Vietnam War era bombs, plane parts, and other aluminumscrap left in Laos. DISCOVER THE STORY
Clears some of the 80 million unexploded bombs littering Laos from 3m2 of land.
Made by artisans in Laos and New York with Peacebomb finished with semi and precious metals. Bolts take inspiration from aircraft hardware that fastens the seams for flight. Includes donation to demine 20 m2 bomb littered land.
Limited edition bomb shard shape III cast in bronze or silver and finished with a Peacebomb tag and silver or black rhodium plated silver diamond cut ball chain inspired by the military dog tag ball chain which has been given an elegant and luxury feeling. This piece helps fundraising the development of Article22′s new initiative to train and employ UXO survivors to transform bomb shards into these beautiful necklace pendants.The global marketing of this collection will support economic rehabilitation for survivors and their families as well as raise funds for this vastly underserved population. Over 50,000 people have been identified. Engraved in USA with A22 monogram Complete with story card and handwoven black silk pouch. Made by artisans in Laos and New York with Peacebomb finished with semi and precious metals. Shards are castings of safely demined bombs reduced to bits of shrapnel transformed into luminous keepsakes. Includes donation to demine 19 m2 bomb littered land.