by Nicole Trilivas in New Fashion on Thursday 12 January 2012

Founded by humanitarian and activist partners, Fonderie 47 confiscates AK47s from African war zones, and transforms them into bespoke posh pieces including limited-edition mechanical cufflinks, the purchase of which destroys 100 assault rifles in Africa. The upscale pieces are created in collaboration with top-notch designers, such as Swiss inventor Roland Iten, world-renowned for his extravagant gadgets for gentlemen.