Metalsmiths for Change

Jen Lin - @hellopecandesigns

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  • Regular price $160.00


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AUCTION DETAILS

✨AUCTION✨ This 24-hr auction starts March 6th at 10am PT and ends March 7th at 10am PT.

 

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ARTIST: @hellopecandesigns
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ITEM DESCRIPTION:

This piece reflects the power of voting to magnify our calls for change and make them a reality. The curved shapes reflect sound waves: as the height, or amplitude, of the sound waves increase, the louder volume of our voices. Our country has a long history of silencing the votes, and therefore voices, of Black Americans. Though the fight against voter suppression is not over, we could not be where we are today without those who have come before.

Fannie Lou Hamer was an extraordinary visionary who paved the way for expanding voting rights in the South. I cannot do her story or her movement justice in this brief summary. She was a fiercely courageous civil rights activist, who spoke out, organized, and persisted through horrifying opposition, so that Black voters could cast their votes. Her voice was powerful. Fannie Lou Hamer delivered her famous speech, casting a spotlight on injustices that could not be ignored. Her messages for racial justice and equity continues to resonate strongly today: “…the changes we have to have in this country are going to be for liberation of all people—because nobody’s free until everybody’s free.” ~Fannie Lou Hamer.

Details: Sterling silver, fine silver, onyx. Measures approximately 2 inches by 2 inches with a sterling pin back.  

Shipping: Free