Bilum is an ancient weaving practice originating in Papua New Guinea, handed down through the generations.
The patterns are inspired by the environment and life experience, each pattern weaves a story of the life of the artisan. This pattern was inspired by box diamond design.
Each bilum is one of kind and built to last, made from acrylic and wool fibre it is soft to touch and machine washable.
It has been embellished with a handmade pom and tassel in soft pink, made in Madagascar from locally-sourced raffia.
From the sale of this bag the weaver is able to provide support to her family and access much needed resources such as health care and education for her and her family.
Dimensions 54cm wide x 48cm high x 84cm strap.