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Be sweet and sustainable this valentines day with these cute sets of bamboo keep cups. Enjoy a coffee or nice cuppa with your loved one with these gorgeous eco mugs.
Better Worlds bamboo fibre coffee mugs are made from sustainable & biodegradable bamboo fibre. These ultra light keep cups are perfect to carry around with you on your morning commute.
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Materials: Bamboo fibre, silicone lid and sleeve
Artists: Stephen Jupurrula Nelson and Nami Kulyuru
Artist: Stephen Jupurrula Nelson
Janganpa Jukurrpa (common brush-tail possum [Trichosurus vulpecula] Dreaming) travels all over Warlpiri country. Janganpa are nocturnal animals that often nest in the hollows of white gum trees (wapunungka). This story comes from a big hill called Mawurrji, west of Yuendumu and north of Pikilyi (Vaughan Springs). A group of janganpa ancestors resided there. Every night they would go out in search of food. Their hunting trips took them to Wirlki and Wanapirdi, where they found pamapardu (flying ants). They journeyed on to Ngarlkirdipini looking for water. A Nampijinpa women was living at Mawurrji with her two daughters. She gave her daughters in marriage to a Jupurrurla janganpa but later decided to run away with them. The Jupurrurla angrily pursued the woman. He tracked them to Mawurrji where he killed them with a stone axe. Their bodies are now rocks at this place. Warlpiri people perform a young mens initiation ceremony, which involves the Janganpa Jukurrpa. The Janganpa Jukurrpa belongs to Jakamarra/Jupurrurla men and Nakamarra/Napurrurla women. In Warlpiri paintings traditional iconography is used to represent this Jukurrpa. Janganpa tracks are often represented as E shaped figures and concentric circles are used to depict the trees in which the janganpa live, and also the sites at Mawurrji.
Artist: Nami Kulyuru
This story is of two women. They have digging sticks looking for bush food and travel on foot around Australia looking for mai (food) as they go. . When the ladies get to Wamitja they camp there the night. In the morning they see a man by himself sleeping on the top of a mountain. The ladies hit the man and roll him to a cave and hide his body. This is Nami's mother's story.
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The design and quality were excellent and the fit were exactly a cup size in each.
Love the prints and perfect size to give as gifts.
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Better World Art Artists
Arnhem Land, Central & Western Desert regions
Better World Artists are a collection of Australian Aboriginal artists from remote communities across Australia. They collaborate with traditional artisans from remote regions in Kashmir, Peru, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal to create beautiful hand crafted products.