Lore Clothing Co (by Yarn)

Gari Yala Chiffon Shawl

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Wrap yourself in style with our gorgeous Shawls. Constructed in a soft, lightweight chiffon, this seasonal accessory drapes beautifully over your shoulders to accentuate your outfit.

Great to layer on for a trip to the beach or glam it up for a night out- have a bit of fun with your wardrobe and embrace colour!

Style: Shawl
Fabric: 100% Polyester - Light Chiffon
Dimensions: 112cm (W) x 80cm (H)
Washing: Cold hand wash
Artist: Lani Balzan
Story: Gari Yala (Speak the truth) 

This painting represents a timeline of country: our motherland and the layers that represent it before colonisation, the change when colonisation happened, the present and the future.

The outside represents the beginning before colonisation where our culture remained untouched and our country remained sacred. Moving inwards to the next layer, this represents when colonisation happened and the alteration to the land and our people from this. The next layer represents the present, the fight we face for change, the importance of a Treaty, and voices coming together. The middle represents the future; it is the change we so deeply desire, the acknowledgement that we deserve and truth of our people and our culture.

Our people have been on this land for more than 65,000 years. There needs to be an understanding of country and of our people who are the oldest continuing culture on this planet. This is the only way to move forward for our future of this country.

Remembering that we are a multi-cultural Aboriginal country in 2019, we come from all different walks of life and all different decent lines as do I. Aboriginal people of this land have not always had an untold or untrue history voiced.  Our voices have not always been completely heard and this is continuing to happen. The true story of colonisation must be told, must be heard, and must be acknowledged!

The present: we are up in arms, we are fighting for country and still fight to be heard. Our voices are important! Without our voices, things cannot change for the future.

The future is to have our voices heard to have sovereignty, a Treaty to our land.  To come together and to understand the importance of our culture. Our culture is not something just for Aboriginal people to be proud of, but for all Australians to embrace the culture and our land we all live on.

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We are proud to support First Nations artists, community organisations, non-for-profits, and small Indigenous-owned retail businesses. Our diverse audience and customers gives us the ability to reach all Australians and promote cultural awareness and appreciation. Together in the last 3 years we have directed $1.8 million to Indigenous employment and training, artist compensation and promotion, model contracts and direct community funding.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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KL
07/21/2021
Kelly L.
Australia Australia
A Gorgeous Piece of Wearable Art

The wind catches the shawl and just floats on me. The colours in the artwork are gorgeous and that I am wearing a piece of art that tells a story is so special.

CA
07/05/2021
Christine A.
Australia Australia
LOVE my shawl

the colours are even better in real life. The shawl feels great on and I am glad to have the opportunity to celebrate Naidoc Week & beyond. Thanks

JR
07/02/2021
Jennine R.
Australia Australia
Fantastic

The service was very prompt.

GB
05/21/2021
Grant B.
Australia Australia
Best gift for mum

I always struggle with presents for my mum. She was over the moon with this gift. Especially that the artist is from our mob. Thank you.

KW
01/11/2021
Karen W.
Australia Australia
Style.

I absolutely love it. I had a stranger comment & ask where I got it. Finally something I feel comfortable in & looks great.

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Original Artwork by:

Lani Balzan
Aboriginal Wiradjuri woman

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