Laura Thompson is a Gunditjmara woman and artist living and working in Melbourne. The designer and maker behind The Koorie Circle, Laura creates contemporary Aboriginal designed and inspired jewellery made from sustainably sourced timber.
Her collection has developed from a desire to make pieces that tell a story, celebrating the culture, history and identity of Aboriginal Australia. Painted and finished by hand, each piece bears the mark of its maker and is made to be worn with pride.
Based in Northcote, Melbourne on Wurundjeri land.
Life is like a boomerang - what you give, you get.
THE BOOMERANG EARRINGS
The boomerang dangle earrings are made from acrylic and etched with Aboriginal designs. Boomerangs were most commonly used by Aboriginal people for hunting, sport and entertainment. With their unique shape, boomerangs are now an Australian icon. These earrings are brimming with cultural significance and are perfect for NAIDOC week and all year round.
Materials: Two Tone etched polymer, stainless steel
Dimensions: length 4cm