Firefly Accessories adds new Fair Trade fashion accessories from Cambodia

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Firefly Accessories adds new line of Fair Trade products to their ecommerce shop. Glasgow, UK, March 1, 2012 : Firefly Accessories announces the addition of new Fair Trade fashion accessories from Cambodia to their online product catalogue. The new range of Fair Trade silk accessories includes handcrafted scarves, toiletry bags and handbags. The accessories are made by members of the World Fair Trade Organisation.

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The innovative designer works with fair trade artisans in Cambodia to recycle leftover Khmer Rouge bomb shells and turn them into wearable products. Based out of Cambodia, the project involves taking the help of women artisans at a cooperate to create the Simi bag. Since it falls under fair trade, the training project helps the artisans maintain an income while helping upscale otherwise useless spent bomb shells.

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In a few of the pieces, for example, brass studs are created from recycling bombshells left behind by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. Designer Lynette Ong (she’s from Singapore) came up with the idea for the jewelry line during her travels around Asia, where she noticed both the need for fair work for women as well as important and beautiful local variations on traditional craftsmanship. Edge of Ember jewelry is more than meets the eye.