Better World Arts

Stewart Large Box 4.5x9.5x11.5cm

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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: Large Box 
Materials: Papier mache 
Dimensions: 4.5cm x 9.5cm x 11.5cm 
Artist: Paddy Japaljarri Stewart

This design shows the Yam and Bush Tomato Dreaming. You can see the Yams and the small round berries of the Bush Tomatoes. In the Dreamtime the people used to eat these fruits and vegetables, just as our old people lived off them. The artist painted this painting to teach the children.
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SW
06/29/2021
SARAH W.
Australia
EARRING BOX!

I bought this as one part of a birthday present for my 26 year old nephew. He LOVES it and keeps his earrings in it! Success!

MK
02/03/2021
Mia K.
Australia Australia
Stewart large box

I absolutely love this box. Bigger than I thought it would be. Stewart is our family name. Wamba Wamba country. Lovely painting on it. Thanks

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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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