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Jarjums Rug - Traditional Island Hunting Connections
Handtufted in New Zealand Wool Blend.
TRADITIONAL ISLAND HUNTING CONNECTIONS by Denis Tarrant
"The red line represents hunting grounds and the connection between the islands. The islands of the Torres Strait are depicted in grey while the blue represents the sea. This shows the connection between the lamo (Yam Island) and Badu Island" - Denis Tarrant
JARJUMS (meaning "Kids") by INDIGENOUS YOUTH
A unique Indigenous student Arts Engagement Program.
"An artistic expression of cultural stories influenced by the knowledge of an Elder and their families, through the eyes of Indigenous youth".
Lead by respected Aboriginal artist Chris Edwards, Simon-Robinson (Director of The Rug Collection) and Wirrimbi Designs hosted a hands-on cultural exchange craft workshop, which inspired time imagination and creativity of Aboriginal you and their families, to convey their important cultural stories through the no written language of visual symbols/icon through artwork.
Six artworks were selected and hand tufted into the limited editions Jarjums (Kids) Collection by Indigenous Youth Collection.
- Available in 1 size: 160cm x 230cm
- Custom options available
ABOUT THE RUG COLLECTION
The Rug Collection has been operating for over a decade. Their exclusive rug designs have been finely hand crafted to add comfort and style into living spaces across Australia and the globe.
Each of their rug designs are handmade by artisans in India, using age old techniques.
Regular visits to their production houses ensure products are made ethically and with integrity, to support the wellbeing and livelihood of every maker. Quality materials from renowned New Zealand Wool and Artsilk, through to quality wool blends and natural jute are used to weave and bring the designs and textures to life.
Design collaborations that support and promote Australian artists, designers and the Indigenous culture are important partnerships that enrich The Rug Collection and support the Visual Arts and local community.
The Rug Collection continue their journey of creation & expansion through their vision to offer unique rug collections that truly compliment a space and everyday living.