BWA Lacquerware Bangle - Nelly Patterson
Wide lacquerware bangle, the design is based on artwork by Nelly Patterson. Approximate internal diameter / size is 69mm. Please note as these items are totally handmade there may be slight differences in each item.
Nelly Patterson was born out in the bush in 1938. She grew up as a traditional Anangu girl near Pipalyatjara in the Anangu Pitjatjantjara/Yankunytjatjara Lands, with no whitefellas or roads. These days Nelly lives in Adelaide.
The Artisans -
These bangles are lacquerware, a traditional Kashmiri handicraft, which is made from recycled paper then hand painted by artisans utilising Aboriginal artists' designs.
All products produced by Better World Arts cross cultural projects return royalties to the artists and their communities.