Some replica guns on the floor on the foundry
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Would you wear a T-shirt made from melted guns?

Thousands of guns are seized in the UK every year.

Most are destroyed by police, but a new project in the north of England, Guns to Goods, is trying to put them to good use.

The idea is to melt the guns down to make metal tags for T-shirts and also create artworks to be sold to the public.

The profits will be invested in schemes to try to keep young people out of gangs.

Video production by Sarah Austin.

  • 22 Mar 2012
  • From the section Europe
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