Bamboo Enviroware Tumblers - Colours of the Land Design - Colin Jones (Set of 2)
Colours of the Land
by - Colin Jones
If you’re looking for an eco-friendly product with an exclusive larger than life earthy designs then look no further than this stunning range of bamboo fibre enviroware products. All the bamboo fibre enviroware range are made from biodegradable eco-friendly material. Best of all the range is lightweight and travel-friendly so you can take it with you wherever you go. Beautiful eco-friendly products made from responsibly sourced bamboo, not plastic or melamine so that you can make a statement at your next picnic or party. Pick some up today and be a part of the eco-friendly revolution.
Features: Tumblers - Sold Individually
- Made from natural Bamboo Fibre
- Biodegradable – from the earth back to the earth
- Reduce the number of single use plastic bottles, cups, mugs, bowls and plates
- Unique Indigenous designs designed in Australia by Indigenous Artists
- Dishwasher Safe
- Fresh and natural appearance
- Silcone Sleeve
- Can be taken apart for a thorough clean
- Dimensions- 9cm (L) X 9cm (W) X 9cm (H)
- Weight- 22g
Colours of the Land
The circles in the reproduction of the traditional painting “Colours of the Land” represent the life forces of the land. Europeans measured time linearly – hours, days, weeks, months etc. To Aboriginal culture time was continuous so the circles are representing time that is collectively never-ending. The circular patterns symbolise the Dreaming or Creation, the now or present time and the future or future generations. The Dreaming taught aboriginal people how to care for the earth or the mother. They believed if you looked after mother earth she would look after you with all her resources. Aboriginals believed if you destroy the earth you destroy yourself. In the Dreaming aboriginal people learnt how to respect and care for the land, animals, plants and rivers. The kangaroos are camouflaged with the colours of the land for protection. So the aboriginal people needed to understand, the land, the kangaroos and where to hunt.
Colin Jones was born in 1947 in Queensland Australia, and is of Kaladoon and Nunuckle tribal descent. As a young boy, Colin learned to paint from his grandfather. Colins multi-layered dot paintings tell the stories of his ancestral lands, where the rain forest, rivers and land connect. In these depictions, there are small foot and hand prints telling the stories of Aboriginal people roaming the land.
Others Also Bought
More From This Category