Artistically handcrafted by rescued women in Bangkok, these metal pieces are delicately shaped in a versatile and classic style. Individually hammered and brushed, the uneven texture of the organic surface elegantly reflects light for the style-conscious woman.
Surin jewellery supports holistic restoration for women escaping sexual exploitation in Bangkok. Opportunities are provided in jewellery and clothing production alongside life skills training and educational support. Social, emotional, physical and spiritual development are also provided. Through this work, trapped and tearful women are given belief and hope.
“I used to walk with my head down because I was ashamed. Now I catch myself with my head held high because I am really proud of the jewellery I am making.”
“For the first time I feel like people believe in me. For the first time I feel like people really see me for who I really am.”
An estimated 300,000 people work in Thailand’s sex industry.
8.8 million male tourists pay for sex in Bangkok each year.