Bilum is a Papua New Guinean pidgin word for string bag. Bilums are hand weave through looping technique in Papua New Guinea especially by women. Bilums have wide range of uses, from shopping, storing and carrying personal items or even for wall decoration in the house. Different provinces have their own style of weaving bilums.

The bilums listed here are from the Sepik and Higlands provinces of Papua New Guinea.

The strings of the Sepik billum was weaved out from tree bark that was extracted and undergo several processes to make strings to knit bilums. Other bilum strings are made of cotton.

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 21 X 12 inches (W X H). Handle lenght 15 inches
Weaved out of tree bark




15 X 13 inches (W X H). Handle lenght 10 inches
Cute PNG flag design cotton bilum
 

 17 X 12 inches ( W X H). Handle lenght 9 inches
Another PNG flag desig cotton bilum.

 8 X 10 inches (W X H). Handle length 10 inches
Cute cotton Bilum

 15 X 13 inches (W X H). Handle length 9 inches
Anther cute cotton Bilum

 19 X 12 inches (W X H). Handle length 10 inches
Another Cotton Bilum
 

 22 X 14 inches ( W X H). Handle lenght 8 inches
Large Cotton Bilum

 19 X 12 inches ( W X H). Handle lenght 8 inches
Cute Cotton Bilum

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Sepik Bilum

Cotton Bilum

Highlands Bilum