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rugged, exotic, romantic ďŹ re and metal sing in harmony rivers die bringing hope and dignity beauty is embraced


ella: chunky necklace melted down bullet casings and recycled metals


azana: charm necklace a knot of long hanging strands made with melted down bullet casings and recycled metal beads


lux necklace dramatic layers hanging with copper, silver, melted down bullet casings, recycled beads


birr: vintage coin necklace


beyene: three strand charm necklace malam: braided bracelet


dany: hoop earrings, fading from silver to brass


zia: gold leaf leather earrings ferdoz: leather wrapped wood bangles


indi


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mysterious, intense, beautiful transformation in the air restoration through the trees


hand-carved wood journals in exclusive Raven + Lily designs


uzma: paper tags from the recycled paper collection


uzma: eco-friendly travel journals with all recycled cotton papers


uzma: eco-friendly notecards and envelopes


uzma: handmilled, natural soaps in four scents


Raven + Lily is a socially re dedicated to empowerin women through design p sustainable econom


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Founded by Kirsten Dickerson and Sophia Lin who share a close friendship and passion for fashion and ethical design, Raven + Lily was created as a platform to utilize those passions to alleviate poverty among women. Our 2011 collections feature exclusive handmade and eco-friendly jewelry and accessories from North India and Ethiopia. The beauty of each modern, organic design reflects the beauty and culture of the woman who made it. In addition to creating sustainable economic opportunities for impoverished women, Raven + Lily is dedicated to returning proceeds to our partner communities to fund education, healthcare, and microloans. By purchasing R+L products, consumers are part of breaking the cycle of poverty and transforming the lives of women and families. Raven + Lilyʼs world headquarters and showroom are based in Austin, Texas. Our current design partnerships are in Ethiopia and India, with multiple others in development.


Ethiopia

{how it's made}

The Ethiopia Collection features stateme crafted with handmade beads + charms silver coins.

Metal bullets from previous war conicts are collected by farmers. The bullets are melted down and formed into individual beads. The beads are put into an acid wash to bring out their unique shine and patina.


ent necklaces, earrings and bracelets s from melted bullet casings and vintage


Empowering HIV-positive women through job training skills and employment


India

{how it's made}

The India Collection features gorgeous recycled cotton papers, hand-carved wood journals, metallic leather jewelry and hand-milled natural soaps. This collection empowers marginalized Muslim women in Northern India.


Empowering marginalized Muslim women through job training skills and employment


The Artisans


smiles, dreams, dignity, life


Special thanks to: Esther Havens: Photographer Lori Fox: Stylist Hero Crane: Wardrobe Pixel Peach: Team photo Martinez Family: Kenya location Ethiopia Model: Lemlem Beyene Kenya Model: Diana Nekoye Graphic Design: Sophia Hirokawa Lin We dedicate this book and the names of our pieces to all the beautiful artisans

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Raven + Lily 2011 Fall Winter Lookbook