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Artists sell jewelry to fight race-inspired violence


Last updated 4/30/2021 at 9:22am

Courtesy of Casion Jewelry

Crane earrings are being sold to raise funds for a nonprofit, aimed at stopping racially motivated violence. The goal of 1,000 sold has a cultural tie to an Asian tradition.

Cranes for Peace starts in May, and the funds raised are intended to help fight violence against Asian American Pacific Islanders.

"The Asian tradition of 1,000 cranes represents granting a special wish, happiness, long life, and often used to symbolize peace," Casion Jewelry founder and designer Fay Lim said.

Washi Origami Crane earrings are being sold as a funding item for the campaign. A portion of each purchase will be donated to the Stop AAPI Hate Center: the group is a collaboration of the Asian Pacific Policy & Planning Council, Chinese for Affirmative Action, and the Asian Amer...

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