LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT/KARK) - A central Arkansas woman has taken her hobby and created a business for herself, with the work also helping an area domestic violence group.
According to a report from Little Rock television station KARK, Mandie Sherrod created a jewelry line made from guns.
Sherrod said the jewelry has created a fashion statement.
"3-80's, I'm making 9mm necklaces, then over here, 38 specials," Sherrod, who has a concealed carry permit, told KARK. She said she had been emotionally abused in a relationship, giving her a reason to help even more.
"I really like to help other people, and I have another charity I run for children with cancer we give the money to," Sherrod told the television station. "Today, I'm making these necklaces 22 fringe necklaces."
Her collection includes about 350 items including bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
Part of the money raised from the sale of the jewelry goes to Women's Own Worth, Sherrod said.
The work has also created interesting art and jewelry.
"I have 12 to 14 gauges and calibers," Sherrod said.
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