Our beautiful Indigenous Mother & Baby are designed by indigenous artist Sherren Gross and, with her approval, handmade by artisans working for Fair Trade Organisation "Artisans Effort". Royalties are paid directly to Sherren.
The outfits on both Mother and Child indicate Possum Skin and the emblem on the Mother's outfit depicts a pearl shell with a dolphin and a snake in it, traditional emblems of the Nunukul,Nughie and Gorenpul people from Mijerribah ( North Stradbroke Island) in Quandamooka (Moreton Bay), Queensland, Australia.
Mother has a height of 20cms when sitting, total height is approx. 31cms.
Copyright Sherren Gross 2018
Not only does this purchase help to enrich the lives of many producers but it also helps to fund a school established in January 2014 by the founders of Artisans Effort, Ejaz and Shaista. The school is based in Asanol (West Bengal). As well as admitting paying students, Artisans Effort also covers the cost for some needy students.