Global instances of home violence rose by 20 % in 2020, with one-fifth of all crimes reported within the UK’s first lockdown involving abuse within the residence. With many victims nonetheless trapped inside with their abuser, British jewelry model Alighieri responded with a devoted capsule assortment of 5 necklaces, with one hundred pc proceeds going in the direction of home abuse assist charity Refuge.
Alighieri’s founder Rosh Mahtani started a partnership with Refuge in May after listening to in regards to the rise in home abuse instances. Since then, the model donated 10 % of on-line gross sales to Refuge and raised over £65,000 for the charity. To take the assist additional, Alighieri is launching a charity jewelry assortment of 5 items to mark Refuge’s fiftieth anniversary.
The first piece of the gathering is The Glimmer of Light Necklace (£210), and represents Refuge’s first decade of pioneering work when it opened a secure home in West London for ladies and kids experiencing abuse at residence. Each of the 5 particular jewelry items might be launched individually from the primary launch of The Glimmer of Light Necklace on 14 Dec. and all through 2021 — with all proceeds from gross sales going in the direction of the lifesaving assistance that Refuge gives for ladies and kids experiencing home violence.