"TRAILBLAZER" BANGLE - LEGACIES OF WAR COLLABORATION
"TRAILBLAZER" BANGLE - LEGACIES OF WAR COLLABORATION
"TRAILBLAZER" BANGLE - LEGACIES OF WAR COLLABORATION
"TRAILBLAZER" BANGLE - LEGACIES OF WAR COLLABORATION
"TRAILBLAZER" BANGLE - LEGACIES OF WAR COLLABORATION
"TRAILBLAZER" BANGLE - LEGACIES OF WAR COLLABORATION
"TRAILBLAZER" BANGLE - LEGACIES OF WAR COLLABORATION

"TRAILBLAZER" BANGLE - LEGACIES OF WAR COLLABORATION

Regular price
$88.00
Sale price
$88.00

Why is Trailblazer so special? 

At first glance, this bangle might just look like a regular bracelet, but with a closer look, you can see the words “Trailblazer” written on it. (ເສັ້ນທາງສະຫວ່າງ in Lao). All items from ARTICLE22 are upcycled with remnants of war mixed with other scrap metal. The bracelet you see here is made from scrap metal including shrapnel from bombs dropped on Laos during the Secret War. Created by local Lao artisans, ARTICLE22 gives these villagers 5x more pay than the average hourly income in Laos. 

For each purchase made, ARTICLE22 will donate up to 30% to help fund the Legacies of War mission.

However, “Trailblazer,’ isn’t just beautiful on the outside, it also represents something special in our hearts. 

The “Trailblazer” bracelet was created as a partnership between Legacies of War and ARTICLE22. Inspired by Legacies of War’s founder, Channapha Khamvongsa, Sera set off a mission that will forever honor Channapha’s story and courage for blazing the path for a UXO-free Laos.  

“Trailblazer,” represents the courage of individuals who are the pioneers of their own life and inspire others along the way. Without Channapha’s initial steps in creating Legacies, our organization would not be here today. 

After 15 years of impact towards Laos, Channapha passed on the torch to Sera Koulabdara, the current Executive Director of Legacies. This month marks her 1 year anniversary of leading Legacies towards a brighter future. 

This collaboration between Legacies and ARTICLE22 represents a power that each and every one of us holds. Whether you are a man or woman, each and every one of us has the power to have an impact on someone’s life. 

 

Who is your inspiration? Who is your “Trailblazer?” 

 

1 Bangle $67 clears 3m2 of Laotian landscape

 

BANGLE BUNDLES - Be sure to "NOTE" the sizes you wish to receive at checkout ( Note: discounted bundles are excluded from any other promotion)

 

3 Bangle Bundle $201 (5% off) = $191 

5 Bangle Bundle $335 (10% off) = $302

10 Bangle Bundle $670 (17% off) = $556

 

DISCOVER OUR STORY AND IMPACT  



DESCRIPTION + SIZING

  • DESCRIPTION + SIZING

    Interior diameter:
    SML 2.4” / 6cm
    STD 2.5”/ 6.4cm
    LRG 2.6” / 6.7cm
    XLG 3” / 7.6cm

    For women, STD is our best selling size.
    For men, LGE is our best selling size.

    To determine your size, place your knuckles flat against a ruler, measure the width of your pointer knuckle to pinky knuckle.

    Choose SML if 3” or less
    Choose STD if 3”
    Choose LRG if 3.5”
    Choose XLG if over 4”

    Comes complete with ARTICLE22 Story Card and handwoven, reusable Cotton Pouch

    Hand cast re-purposed military grade aluminum – our PEACEBOMB Al metal includes Vietnam War era bombs, plane parts, military hardware and other aluminum scrap.

    East meets West. Each PEACEBOMB Al piece is authentically handcrafted in Laos and finished in Vientiane or New York.

    PEACEBOMB Al does not have to be removed in water. Metal does not tarnish, rust or leave discoloration on skin and has been tested to determine that it is NICKEL FREE.

    Bangles can be worn constantly. With wear, each piece becomes uniquely yours and will acquire a polished patina from the natural oils of your skin.

SHIPPING

  • Sorry to hear this! Let us help find out where your order is. Please email us at service@article22.com and we’ll help locate or replace your order. We want to make sure you receive your pieces as soon as possible to they can begin to be worn with love!

RETURNS + EXCHANGES

  • RETURNS + EXCHANGES

    We are here to help. Email service@article22.com with any enquiry you have.

    All sale items, earrings, and custom engraved items are final sale
    All returns must be approved and items returned to A22HQ “as new” with all associated packaging.
    Returns for applicable products can be made within 30 days of purchase. Please email service@article22.com.

    Ensure your Order # is in the email heading and fill in the below to apply for a return with our team
    Name :
    Order Number :
    Item Name and Quantity :
    Return or Exchange Required :
    Reason for Return/Exchange :

    Custom Engraving : We encourage our customers to embrace and share their story in their own words. However, If you customized your order - custom engraved items are final sale. Please contact us at service@article22.com within 30 days of purchase if there is an error in your custom engraving.

    Please note : All product purchased from a third party must be returned to the location of purchase and will be subject to their return policy.


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