Confiscated AK-47s Transformed Into Luxury Jewelry [Pics]

Confiscated AK-47s Transformed Into Luxury Jewelry [Pics]

Fonderie47 melts down the steel components and refashions them with gold.

Emma Hutchings
  • 5 january 2012

Fonderie47‘s high value pieces of jewellery have an interesting backstory, as they are crafted using repurposed materials from AK-47 rifles confiscated from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The brand melts down the steel components and, together with gold, transforms them into custom rings, earrings and cufflinks.

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