Comeback (returning) hunting boomerangs - black wattle timber

New Comeback (returning) hunting boomerangs - black wattle timber

Individually hand-crafted from the Black Wattle tree, these authentic hand made returning (comeback) hunting boomerangs are a collector’s item.

Black wattle timber is very hard to find and these boomerangs are handmade by a master craftsman.

These traditionally made  hunting "comeback" returning boomerangs have been made by 80 years old Aboriginal Elder, Joe Skeen Snr, whose late father, William Skeen, taught him this tradition as a young boy.

Joe Skeen and his family spend many days along river banks looking for the right shaped black wattle timber that Joe can shape in the traditional manner that he was taught over 70 years ago.

Joe Skeen is a Kuku-THaypan elder and third generation Aboriginal artifact maker. 

This type of boomerang is designed to curve very slightly when thrown. This allows it to stay in the air long enough to cover a large distance. 

This is a authentic traditional hunting comeback boomerang and is meant to return to the thrower. 

According to Joe Skeen it was mainly used to scare game like ducks and kangaroos or emus, and make the animals move in a certain direction where hunters would use spears and killer hunting boomerangs to kill animals for food.

Non-returning boomerangs are larger and heavier than the returning boomerangs and have a hook shape.

Size: 24-28 inches wide
Tribe: Birri Gubba - in the Bowen area of North Queensland
Maternal: Kuku-Thaipan - North Queensland
Made:  Queensland, Australia

FREE Australian Slang Generator included with each boomerang

If you are looking for an iconic gift from Australia, then this hunting hook boomerang is sure to impress. The perfect flatness for posting or slipping into your suitcase as a little piece of Aussie culture.

  • Made from Australian black wattle native timber
  • 100% Australian made

OPTIONAL ARTIST GIFT CARD

A beautiful way to show you care when presenting your gift - an original artist gift card from Helen Hornibrook.

We are pleased to offer a wide range of gift cards that feature art work from a number of Helen's paintings.

Helen is a well-known Queensland artist and her work can be seen on display at the Dayboro Art Gallery.

Copyright of images by artist Helen Hornibrook © 2000- 2018 Helen Hornibrook



Size
Size24 to 28 inches wide
  • $189.00
  • Ex Tax: $171.82

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