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Better World Arts

Ross Medium Box 3.5x8x9.5cm

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These gorgeous handcrafted boxes are perfect for storing jewellery or other small items. They are made from papier mache and each box is individually hand painted. 

Naqqashi; Hand painting is a highly skilled profession in the Kashmir valley. Developed over generations and still used to decorate the hand made kar-e-kalamdani (paper mache) this low tech, low carbon footprint industry maintains cultural practices and traditional incomes that assist families to live an economically and culturally sound lifestyle in their home villages. The box papier mache base used for the boxes is made from recycled paper.

Please note: This product is painted by hand so the artwork may differ slightly from the images. 

Product: Medium Box 
Materials: papier mache
Dimensions: 3.5cm x 8cm x 9.5cm
Artist: Rosie Ross

Influenced by her daugher Margaeret, Rosie has only recently started painting using  brushes and sticks to create the vibrant lively images of her country. Ampilatwatja have decided not to paint their traditional stories keeping them private.They paint their country, depicting the plants used for food and medicine, important to the survival of bush dwellers.

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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.

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