2 Needle Design 2848

 

  • The 2 Needle Design tells the story of two orphans, a brother and sister. The brother told his sister to go and spy on the village women to see how they weave. The sister did just that and taught herself the craft of Bilum.

  • This Bilum is handwoven from acrylic and wool yarn as well as upcycled knitwear using traditional weaving techniques.

  • Large size body and long strap length.

  • Adornments sold separately.


47cm wide
37cm high
99cm strap

Artisan weaver Elsa Kavin, 32, lives with her family in the Bena Bena valley near Fanuifa in Goroka. She is the sole income earner in her extended family and takes care of six people, including supporting her younger sisters children’s school fees. Elsa has been weaving since she was young, a craft learned from her mother, and today she has made the vibrant snake pattern her signature.

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To clean bag, remove pom pom and tassel, cold machine wash and line dry.

* Adornments sold separately

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