Swedish company makes watches from confiscated illegal firearms
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Swedish company is using melted down guns to make watches.
The watches are made from illegal firearms confiscated by police in El Salvador. The company melts the guns down and then turns them into steel bars which are pounded into powder before finally being molded into the watch.
The company's website boasts that, by doing so, it is creating, "a watch crafted with the utmost care that carries a strong symbolic value and contributes to rebuilding conflict torn societies."
The watches are set to cost $229. At least 15 to 20 percent of sales revenues are set to go to a human rights organization.
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