Bamboo Eco Mug - "Sugar-bag Dreaming"
This design is owned by Rosie Ross.
The community of Ampilatwatja made a conscious decision not to paint altyerr dreaming stories. The artists paint their country where those stories sit. This detailed work shows the layered landscape of Alyawarr, Central Australia. Rosie as painted, “tarrkarr”, trees which you get ‘sugar-bag’ from. ‘Sugar-bag’ is a sweet honey made by native bees that live in these trees.
About Better World Arts
Better World Arts are members of the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand and the Indigenous Art Code. They are also endorsed by Fair Traders of Australia.
Better World Arts were established as a cross cultural project linking Aboriginal artists and their designs to international traditional artisans from remote regions in Kashmir, Peru, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal (Tibetan refugees). More recently, Better World Arts have started working with China, making bone china and silk ties.
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