Better World Arts Bone China Mug | Yalka Dreaming

$12.95

Beautiful and functional, ethically made Bone China mugs. The artists own the art and receive a regular royalty for its use under the Indigenous Art Code. Each one includes a description of the art and its meaning to the artist as well as telling the story of the artist. Fair Trade produced from fine Bone China by community artisans in China (the traditional home of Bone China). Microwave and dishwasher safe. Capacity 450 ml (filled to the brim).

Artist: Daphne Marks.

Description: This painting shows the Yalka Dreaming (bush onion), which is situated in a place called Analy, close to Town Bore Outstation. Bush onions grow after the rain and are collected by all the women. The yalka are found underneath the surface and can be eaten raw or cooked in the hot sand next to the campfire. Paintings referring to this Dreaming show diverse motifs such as plants, leaves, seeds, layers or roots.