LooptyHoops News, Tips, and Style Guide — peace

Our Gift to YOU: A Concierge Gift Service

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Doesn’t it seem like a storm of clutter coming our way with all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday notices...already?   You are a valued client of LooptyHoops and we think you deserve a less stressful holiday season. So we have a concierge gift service to be helpful to you.   Who on your gift list lives out of your area and might love a gift of hoop earrings from you?   You know how our package arrives...the hoops are wrapped in hot pink tissue inside a white leatherette travel pouch so there’s no further gift wrapping needed. We’ll send your...

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A conversation with the man who brought the peace symbol to the USA

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In September 2012, Susan Smith, founder and president of LooptyHoops, interviewed Philip Altbach, who is credited with bringing the peace symbol to the United States. The interview is below. Can you tell me your story about learning about the peace symbol? I was national chairman of SPU (Student Peace Union) which was then one of the largest left wing student organization in US and definitely the largest of the peace oriented organizations and was sent by SPU at the invitation of the British Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament which was this very huge, massive organization against nuclear weapons in the UK...

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LooptyHoops Gives Peace a Chance with New Peace-Inspired Hoop Earring Collection

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 PHILADELPHIA – June 20, 2013 In celebration of the 55th anniversary of the peace symbol this year, LooptyHoops has announced a new collection of hoop earrings that celebrate the peace symbol. The inspiration behind the collection began when Susan Smith, founder and president of LooptyHoops, was reading Stephen King’s Hearts in Atlantis. In it, King described how one group of college students first saw an odd symbol they described as looking like a large sparrow track drawn on the back of the raincoat of a disabled student. Curious, Smith began to look further into the origination of the peace symbol....

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