Bangle (69mm) - "Seven Sisters"

Bangle (69mm) - "Seven Sisters"

This design is owned by Nelly Patterson.

This is an epic Tjukurpa, creation story. A man, a Wati Nyiru chases 7 sisters across Australia shaping the land as they went. He wanted to marry the big sister and sang about how much he wanted her.  The girls kept running and escaped into the sky becoming the Pleiades consellation, and Wati Nyiru become Orion, forever unable to catch the sisters. 

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