Labrys necklace in sterling silver (LGBTQ+ fundraiser)
The labrys originated in ancient Greece, where it was associated with goddesses and female warriors. In the 1970s, it became a symbol of women's empowerment, political queerness, and sapphic culture.
20% of the price of this piece will go directly to the Audre Lorde Project.
"The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities."
-ALP mission statement, from www.alp.org. Please visit their website for more information, volunteer opportunities, and to make your own donation!
Axe pendant is cast in solid, partially oxidized sterling silver, and measures 1 15/16" long and 1 1/4" at its widest point. It is suspended from a 2mm sterling silver patterned oval cable chain.
Please note that the last image shows this necklace with the Mini Labrys necklace for size reference.
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