Cotton Pot Holder

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Cotton Pot holders from Better World Arts.

 

The designs belong to Aboriginal artists, who receive generous royalties on every purchase made.

 

Punu – Cynthia Burke

Cynthia is a highly skilled punu maker. Punu is the Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara word for wood, and refers to the traditional artifacts carved from local hard timbers, usually mulga. The design is applied using hot wire to burn traditional stories and patterns into the surface of the wood. Cynthia is a master Punu maker.

 

The Bombing of Darwin – Susan Wanji Wanji

2013 Telstra Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award finalist Susan Wanji Wanji grew up in Maningrida and as a young girl learnt to make bark paintings and intricately woven mats and baskets. Susan has since a unique style that has influence from both Tiwi and Arnhem Land cultures. In 1992 Susan Wanji Wanji travelled to Paris representing Munupi Arts

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Punu – Cynthia Burke, The Bombing of Darwin – Susan Wanji Wanji