Bek & Meri – Small Sepik Bilum

156,00

SKU: NFPT1954 Categories: ,

This authentic bilum originates from Papua New Guinea.

You will be buying a handmade work of art and making a difference in the life of the maker, her family and community.

The string used to hand weave this beautiful piece is meticulously handcrafted from natural fibres produced using ancient processing techniques. The colours in the patterns are made from ‘ples dye’, traditional dyes made from local ingredients.The intricate and unique patterns are also particular to specific communities. The patterns record and demonstrate provenance, current events and familial stories and often have spiritual or symbolic significance.

Colour: Natural and charcoal

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Product Details

Natural fibre Sepik bilum, patterned, small, continuous shoulder strap.

Due to the handmade process and traditional fibres used to create your piece, imperfections are normal and add to the charm of your piece. Some natural softening and colour change may occur over time.

DO NOT WASH

• Store your piece in a sealed box for a long life.

• Take great care if wearing jewellery with your Bilum as fibres can easily catch.

• Avoid contact with make-up, lotions, perfumes or hairspray.

• Avoid contact with pale colour clothes as dyes used in your piece may not be colour fast.

Size & Fit

Bilums are designed to be stretchy and expand to accommodate cargo, so we can not provide exact measurements. Each bilum is completely unique and one-of-a-kind, so every owner will forever be connected to its maker.

31cm x 25cm

Shoulder strap length 52cm

Shipping & Returns

We offer Free Express Worldwide Shipping on all orders.

Our orders are picked and packed Monday – Friday.

You can return your order within 14 days upon receiving your parcel.

We use DHL courier services, for Europe delivery takes 2-5 working days, outside European zone please allow 3-9 working days.

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