Mina Jukurrpa Earrings
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These sheek statement earrings are the perfect way to bring some fun and colour to your corporate look. They feature gold accents and lightweight metal pieces printed with the artwork Mina Jukurrpa by Indigenous artist Pauline Napangardi Gallagher.
The artwork depicts the ritual performance from the Warlpiri culture in relation to the adornment of hairstring skirts and the gathering of desert truffle.
Style: Printed Metal Earrings
Material: Lightweight printed metal. Gold metal ring 25mm. Gold metal jump rings. Gold metal surgical steel studs.
Sizing: 6.5cm (H) x 4cm (W)
Story: Mina Jukurrpa
Artist: Pauline Napangardi Gallagher
This painting shows Mina Mina Jukurrpa, a Dreamtime story. The story contains important information about the different roles that men and women play in Warlpiri culture, particularly in the context of ritual performances. It alludes to an earlier time in which their ritual and social roles were reserved. Women were the ones that controlled sacred objects and weapons which are now exclusively owned by men. The sinuous lines represent snakevine, the circles are desert truffle and the wavy lines are similar to the shapes of the hairstring skirts that the women would wear.
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Received them in a timely manner, they are beautiful love them.
Got these lovely earrings as a gift for a friend,she loved them and said they are lightweight to wear.
Original Artwork by:
Yuendumu and Nyirripi