“How Matjumpa got her pouch” iron ore necklace by Chern’ee Sutton


This beautiful iron ore necklace features my artwork, has an adjustable metal clasp and is beautifully gift boxed with my logo which is your assurance of a quality product. This design is called “How matjumpa got her pouch” in the Kalkadoon language matjumpa means “kangaroo”.

2 in stock



Chern’ee Sutton is a proud Aboriginal artist and Kalkadoon woman from the emu foot province around the Mount Isa area in North West Queensland. Chern’ee’s Great, Great, Great Grandmother is an apical ancestor of the Kalkadoon people and is also related to Charlie Perkins a renowned Aboriginal activist who led the Freedom Ride in the late 1960’s. Chern’ee entered her first art competition at 13 years of age and won first place in the open category and has been painting madly ever since exhibiting her artworks at Queensland’s Parliament House and selling to collectors from around the world all whilst still at school.

Additional information

Weight .150 kg
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 5 cm


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