Highlands Bilum Bag – Among Equals

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Highlands Bilum Bag

This bilum is from the Highlands, a chain of mountain ranges that run from the east to the west of PNG.

It has been handmade using traditional knowledge and skills that are passed down through generations. Made using cotton yarn it is durable and one of a kind. The bag's design is inspired by the mountain ranges surrounding Goroka. It has been embellished with an Australian wool tassel and pom green.

From the sale of this bag the weaver is able to provide support to her family and access to health care for her and her children. Each bag comes with information about the weaver, what the pattern is inspired by and how the sale of the bag impacts the weaver and her family's life. 

Dimensions 46cm wide x 44cm high x 40cm strap length.