Malo Malo Clutch

 

  • 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 acrylic and wool yarn as well as upcycled knitwear using traditional weaving techniques. 
  • This purse is lined and features a frame closure and internal pocket.

37cm width
18cm height
8cm depth

Artisan weaver Nancy Fike lives with her three children in Asarefa, near Fanuifa in Goroka. She adores weaving the Kundu Drum and Skin Pig patterns, particularly in blues and browns. Separated from her husband and now the sole earner for her family, Nancy uses the money she earns to support her children’s education and care for an elderly parent. Nancy has the sweetest nature with a gentle, calm presence.

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* Adornments sold separately

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