Maireenner Necklaces

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The Shells

Artist's Cultural Jewels keeping skill of shell stringing alive

A world-renowned Indigenous artist is keeping the cultural tradition of shell stringing alive, even using feathers and echidna quills to depict life back home.

Treasured cultural art

Prominent Launceston artist Lola Greeno's shell work tours the nation.

The Shells

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE The most prized shells for necklace making by Aboriginal shell necklace makers are the group of shells...

Treasured cultural art

Prominent Launceston artist Lola Greeno's shell work tours the nation.

Fabulous Antique MAIREENER MARINEER SHELL Long 66 Necklace - Tasmanian Aboriginal Iridescent Tiny Shells

Title: Fabulous Antique MAIREENER MARINEER SHELL Long 66 Necklace - Tasmanian Aboriginal Iridescent Tiny Shells, Status: SOLD, Category: Jewelry:Necklaces, Shop: Jewelpigs, Description: Fabulous Antique MAIREENER MARINEER SHELL Long 66 Necklace - Tasmanian Aboriginal Iridescent Tiny Shells This is an exquisite antique estate necklace made of tiny maireener shells. For those of you

Art Monthly Australasia-Issue 284 October 2015

Art Monthly Australasia. Monthly Visual Art Magazine.

Second Home - Garland Magazine

Shelter is a key element of life on earth. Humans construct homes, birds weave nests, insects make cocoons, animals develop skin, sea creatures and nuts grow shells for protection.

NECKLACE GALLERY

When I was quite small I watched my mother making shell necklaces. Apparently before they were too many of us children she spent quite a ...

First Australians

Explore the shared stories and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from across Australia in First Australians. Take a journey from ancient to contemporary expressions of culture in our largest exhibition gallery, across the ground and lower ground floors.

NECKLACE GALLERY

When I was quite small I watched my mother making shell necklaces. Apparently before they were too many of us children she spent quite a ...

NECKLACE GALLERY

When I was quite small I watched my mother making shell necklaces. Apparently before they were too many of us children she spent quite a bit of her time making necklaces on Cape Barron Island. There were ten in my family. Like other women living on the Furneaux Islands, she made them for pocket money and to help help to feed and clothe us kids. As the family grew up she gave it away for a while and then she moved to Launceston out of reach of the shells. When I found myself living in…

Lola Greeno's maireener workshop

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