You hold the Key to Dignity for Refugees everywhere.

To honor the refugee tradition of wearing one’s home key as a necklace in hopes of one day returning, Slow Factory has created the Dignity Key. In partnership with ANERA, it funds an education program for refugees in Lebanon.

Slow Factory’s first jewelry, the Dignity Key Necklace

An homage to the refugee tradition of keeping one’s house key on a necklace in hopes of returning home one day. White Gold. Made in Lebanon.

Fashion Activism

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10% of sales from this key funds an education program that gives refugees access to basic education and job training.


You can Help a Refugee Live in Dignity

An homage to the refugee tradition of keeping one’s house key on a necklace in hopes of returning home one day. White gold necklace, funding an education program for refugee youth in Lebanon.



Our inspiration: a Palestinian woman holding the key of her home she was forced to leave.

Made in Lebanon

Supporting Local Artisans


The keys were manufactured in Burj Hammoud, a Beirut neighborhood known to be home to thousands of Armenian refugees.

New York based founder and designer Céline worked with her sister Læticia in Lebanon to create the piece.


Master jeweller finishing a prototype

A jeweller working on the production

Céline’s grandfather

Are We There Yet?

A Short Documentary filmed in refugee camps in Lebanon showing success stories of refugees you have helped