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Protective Shield Silk Neck Tie & Pocket Square Set

Protective Shield Silk Neck Tie & Pocket Square Set

Regular price $109.95 AUD
Regular price Sale price $109.95 AUD
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  • This beautifully handmade silk necktie and pocket square set features an authentic Aboriginal art design by North Queensland artist, Justin Butler.  

    These stylish wearable art pieces are created for the well-dressed man who is seeking a timeless and distinctively Australian fashion investment.

    • 100% Silk twill necktie
    • 100% Silk twill pocket square
    • Digitally printed silk
    • Presented in a handmade gift box lined with tissue paper
    • Artwork and artist information card
    • Royalties are paid to the artist with every item sold 

    The Artwork Story

    Bigin (Protective Shield)

    Justin Butler's artwork displays the ochre's colours and the designs used on combat shields (Bigin). The intricate design was meant to mesmerise opponents and not give them a central point to aim during combat.  The Bandjin warriors used the buttress roots of the cluster fire tree (Bay-gar-ee) to create the shields.  The Bandjin people are the traditional owners of Hinchinbrook Island, the largest island on the Great Barrier Reef.

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