Cleonie Quayle Aboriginal Jewellery
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Cleonie Quayle Aboriginal Jewellery

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Visual Art – Sydney, NSW

Cleonie Quayle, is a Maljangapa woman of the‘Pooncarie’ Paakantji nation. Her traditional country stretches across 147,142 square kilometres across over what in recent times has become known as the States of Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia. She is a self employed jewellery designer. She spends her time collecting, crafting and designing Australian Aboriginal Gumnut, Quongdong and Aboriginal fabric jewellery. She continues the ancient Aboriginal traditional of using natural materials and fibres such as Australian Eucalyptus Gumnuts to craft jewellery whilst adding a contemporary twist into her necklaces using gemstones and beads. Her Jewellery connects the environment, landscape, healing circles and nature throughout her unique creations. It is through her craftsmanship that it is evident that whilst Australian Aboriginal art and culture is one of the oldest traditions in the world but it also capable of moving forward and evolving. ...more