In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, a business called Liberty United collects and destroys illegal guns, then uses the materials to fashion jewelry pieces.
Proceeds from the sale of the jewelry pieces on Liberty Unitedís website, which start at $85, is then donated to organizations that focuses on reducing senseless gun violence.
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Fashion entrepreneur Amy Yeung moved her LA-based online apparel business Orenda Tribe to live on the Navajo reservation in New Mexico, among the indigenous sewers, jewelry makers, and artisans who are her suppliers.