Better World Aboriginal Art Lacquered 71mm Bangle (4cm wide) - Two Sisters
by Julie Woods
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Better World Aboriginal Art Lacquered 71mm Bangle (4cm wide) - Two Sisters by Julie Woods
Size: 71cm - 4cm wide
CROSS CULTURAL PROJECT - Kar-e-Kalamdani is the local name for paper mache - a a Kashmiri cottage industry introduced to the Karmir Valley in 15th century. There are many steps in the process - creating pulp from recycled paper - molding and finishing the shapes - handpainting and varnishing
Julie is telling the story of two sisters travelling through her mother’s country towards Docker River, Northern Territory. They stopped at Ilkuwaratjara and cut a wana (digging sIck). The punu (wood) was really straight. The little sister was gettng homesick, but the big sister said; “No, I am taking you to meet your family.” Along the way they were digging for kuka (meat such as goanna) and Niny (Bilby). They got kuka and they were happy to have a good feed. The ‘U’ shapes are the sisters. Next to them are their wana or digging sick. The circles represent rock or water holes where water collects after the rains.
Royalties from the sales of these Bangles go directly to the Artist
Designed in Australia by Aboriginal Artists and made in Kashmir
|Brand||Better World Arts|
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