Silver Gumnut Necklace
Sterling silver gumnut necklace by Barkindji artist, Barbara Quayle
A distinctive and delicate sterling silver cast of a gumnut on sterling silver chain, hand made by Barbara Quayle, a Barkindji artist living in Menindee.
Turning nature into beautiful, wearable art, Barbara makes jewellery from local materials such as gum-nuts, echinda quills and quandong seeds.
"I'm a proud Barkindji/Malyangapa Nghuungku (woman).
I make Jewellery from what I can gather from my Ancestral homeland, what mother nature provides. I weave, use mussel shells, Echidna quills, emu/bird feathers, gum-nuts, quondong seeds, etc. I hope you like the jewellery as much as I love making the items."
Size: necklace length, 60 cm
Material: sterling silver
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