Charleston’s Gibbes Museum of Art has pulled a controversial jewelry line after receiving a critique from the Charleston Activist Network – The Post and Courier reported.

The line, titled “Wear Their Names,” was designed by nonprofit group Shan Shui (made up by duo Paul Chelmis and Jing Win) and included earrings, bracelets, and necklaces featuring actual pieces of shattered glass from the riots that took place on May 30 following peaceful protests demanding justice for George Floyd and denouncing racial injustice. 

Pieces in the line, originally scheduled to sell via the museum shop and benefit nonprofit organization From Privilege to Progress, were named after some of the Black individuals killed by the police in recent years — including Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain, Eric Garner, Ezell Ford, Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, and Tanisha Anderson. Items featured names such as…

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