Bush Medicine Pendant Necklace
Title: Bush Medicine Pendant Necklace
Size: 43 ∅ cm
Artist: Gloria Petyarre
This pendant necklace is a beautiful and unique memento of Indigenous Australian culture. It features exquisite details of an amazing work "Bush Medicine" by renowned artist Gloria Petyarre.
The Bush Medicine series is of particular leaves from plant species, which contain medicinal properties. The Aboriginal women from Utopia in Central Australia gather the leaves. The leaves are boiled, resin is added and mixed into a paste, which is used as bush medicine for many ailments.
The Bush Medicine is celebrated in their awelye ceremonies.
If you would like to know more about Bush Medicine and the relationship with Aboriginal Art and culture, please read the following articles, or view Video interview with Aboriginal Artist Gloria Petyarre: