Aboriginal Art Ceramic Pendant by Ankatji Tiger
Jewellery Ceramic Pendant-RTI932
This is a tjukurpa (creation) story from up near Amata. There were two brothers who married two sisters. The sisters are in the top left and right corners of the painting. They are digging for bushtucker near some rockholes. The lines between the holes are where the ladies have been digging – tjawani. The sisters did not come home for a long time, and the brothers said ‘lets go and change into water serpents.’ After all their digging, the sisters are thirsty and get up to go into the water, and the brothers are there, they’re waiting. When the sisters drink the water, the brothers rise up out of the rockhole as water serpents and swallow their wives.
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We work with traditional artisans from remote regions in Kashmir, Peru, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal (Tibetan refugees).
We work with Australian Aboriginal artists from remote communities across Australia, from Arnhem Land to Central and the Western Desert regions, from rural locations and from cities. Artists own the images used and it is up to them how they can be used.
Artists benefit from royalties paid to them on a monthly basis. Art centres benefit from a substantial profit share paid on their investments.
Artisans benefit by having culturally appropriate opportunities, they are able to supplement rural income by practicing age-old traditions in their own homes located in remote beautiful clean villages.
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