Lik Lik Bilum

 

  • The story behind the Diamond design is rich in culture and is held dear to the women of Papua New Guinea, not only is it a symbol of abundance and prosperity, traditionally in Goroka it is given to a newly wed as a sign of wealth and prosperity for their new married life.
  • This Bilum is handwoven from 100% wool yarn using traditional weaving techniques.
  • Small size body and long strap length.
  • Adornments sold separately.

15cm wide
17cm high
116cm strap

Artisan weaver Susan Delphin, 45, has been weaving for 30 years. She lives with her husband and four children and is a senior leader in her community. Susan uses the income she earns from bilum to support her family, providing schooling for her children. Weaving is her joy - an intricate snake pattern is her signature, woven in the brightest hues.

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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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