Historical information

Boomerangs of this sort were used for up close hunting with short throws and clubbing. This contemporary piece illustrates some fine art work. This piece was commissioned by Uncle Brien Nelson, Jaara Elder to preserve and pass on Jaara culture.

Physical description

This boomerang is in the form usually used for clubbing prey up close rather than long flight or returning. It has a gentle arc about 3 cm deep over its 49 cm length.

Inscriptions & markings

This piece is beautifully decorated with a traditional Jaara design incorporating a blue tongue lizard motive.