Fink Track Back Coolamon Bowl - Black

Kiitos Living by Design


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Fink Track Back Coolamon Bowl - Black
Fink Track Back Coolamon Bowl - Black

A coolamon is a traditional aboriginal multipurpose vessel used for carrying anything from water, fruit and nuts to babies. Coolamons were also used for winnowing grains in the traditional bread-making process and also as a general heating and cooking vessel. They could even be used as an umbrella.

Coolamons were carried on the head when travelling any distance or under the arm if used as a cradle. If carried on the head, a ring pad (akartne in Arrernte) was placed on the head, made out of possum and human hair string, twisted grass, or feathers.

The Fink Coolamon bowl is hydroformed from a single sheet of aluminium.

An amazing centrepiece, fruit bowl, bread roll holder, salad bowl, shield, breast plate...

 

Material: Spun aluminium
Finish: Matte sandblasted
Care: Handwash only - NOT dishwasher safe

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