Tinker Maker

Dhungala #1

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Dhungala is the Yorta Yorta name for the Murray River, where the River Red Gums grow. When I was young (and fit) I used to take part in the Murray River Marathon paddling a kayak 400km (in a relay team) down that mighty river and past so many of these majestic trees lining its banks. The silk for this piece was dyed using red gum sawdust that has resulted in the softest shades of cream, silver and charcoal. Paired with seven of my carved stoneware beads.

In the shop now.

 

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