Warlu Hair Set - Blue
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- 100% Authentic Indigenous artwork
- Ethically & sustainably sourced Indigenous art
- Supports Indigenous employment & training
Our elegant headbands and scrunchies are the perfect accessory for jazzing up simple outfits. They come in an extensive range of Indigenous designs by Warlukurlangu Art Centre. Their beautiful designs depict Dreaming stories and the close connection they have to country.
Hair set includes:
- 1x Goanna Dreaming Scrunchie
- 1x Lukarrara Scrunchie
- 1x Water Dreaming Scrunchie
- 1x Water Dreaming Knot Top Headband
- 1x Goanna Dreaming Scrunch Headband
Story: Goanna Dreaming
Artist: Melissa Napangardi Williams
This painting depicts the Goanna Dreaming story. The story goes that a Japandardi man named Wamaru travelled south and approached a group of women that were sitting in a circle. He wanted to woo a Nungarrayi woman who was the "wrong skin for him." By tribal law, their relationship would be taboo. Still, he chose to pursue her and they went up the hill at Yarripilangu where they made love. The earth there turned to white ochre and the man turned himself and all of the women into goannas. To this day, white ochre can be found at the top of the hill. The ochre is used for love magic and ceremonial decoration.
Artist: Margie Napurrurla Leo
'Lukarrara' is the traditional name for desert fringe-rush - a special grass with an edible seed used to make flour. In traditional Warlpiri paintings, iconography is used to represent elements of stories. The concentric circles represent the Lukarrara grass, while U shapes often depict the women collecting the seeds.
Story: Water Dreaming
Artist: Marissa Napanangka Anderson
The site of this painting is Puyurru. Here in the usually dry creek beds are naturally occurring wells. Two Jangala men - rainmakers - sang the rain, unleashing a giant storm. The storm travelled across the country - from east to west - building as it travelled through many different dreaming sites, spreading water across the country.
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- cotton material
very nice items
Lovely product, great service
Lovely cotton material with bright colours. Comfortable scrunchies and bands.
Love them. They're very striking and I get alot of compliments.