Mimosa Wattle Candle - Coral Hayes Pananka
Indulge your senses with one of these stunning Australian made soy wax blend candles from Alperstein Designs. Housed in one of their signature fine bone china bowls, making it a special and lasting gift, as the bowl can be cleaned and used when the candle is finished. Featuring Aboriginal artwork by Coral Hayes Pananka.
The artist -
Coral Hayes [Hughes] was born in Balranald NSW and is a descendant of the Yorta Yorta people of the Mooroopna/Shepparton region of Victoria. Coral’s totem is the long neck turtle which her mother Kitty Smith Murray and her grandmother Alice belongs to. Coral is also a descendant of the central Arunta people of Alice Springs, her totem is also the eagle called Ertija which belongs to her grandmother Julie Hughes which Coral is proud to belong to, in respect of her Ancestors. Coral’s father Billy Hughes totem is the green caterpillar Yeperenye whom he was very proud of. Coral now paints with full respect of her ancestors that are now in the dreaming.
Royalties from this product directly benefit the artist