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jew­eller Aimee Fair­man. Fair­man sculpts crys­talline and ge­o­log­i­cal forms to pro­duce ear­rings and pen­dants that re­sem­ble the ef­fect of growth, fu­sion and meta­mor­phism (avail­able at NGV In­ter­na­tional and on­line). Also on of­fer are a range of cuff­links from Syd­ney based de­sign­ers Sarah & Se­bas­tian.


If you’re a movie fan then you’ll love the Aus­tralian Cen­tre of Mov­ing Im­age (ACMI) shop. On sale are such de­lights as Wal­lace and Gromit kids’ tees, baby out­fits, mag­nets and keyrings. Other presents with a dif­fer­ence in­clude socks for film lovers and gamers, Keep Cups, Leah Jack­son bowls and cups, Roo­fus tea tow­els and Salus gift sets.


If you love wildlife then the Mel­bourne Mu­seum shop is the place for you. Here you’ll find a range of prints taken by wildlife pho­tog­ra­pher David Paul as part of the Catch­ing the Eye Wildlife Pho­tog­ra­phy project. The project spot­lights Vic­to­ria’s rare and vul­ner­a­ble wildlife. The Mu­seum’s shop also of­fers jew­ellery de­signed and hand made by Indige­nous de­signer Kristy Dick­in­son. There’s also pot­tery and ce­ram­ics from BNYM Indige­nous De­signs, a leader in con­tem­po­rary Aus­tralian Abo­rig­i­nal Art. Each pot­tery piece in­cludes a unique Indige­nous de­sign which in­cor­po­rates con­tem­po­rary cul­tural themes, cul­tural be­liefs, spir­i­tual aware­ness and in­di­vid­u­al­ity.


An Abo­rig­i­nal arts and cul­tural or­gan­i­sa­tion, The Koorie Her­itage Trust de­vel­ops and de­liv­ers an au­then­tic and im­mer­sive ur­ban Abo­rig­i­nal arts and cul­tural ex­pe­ri­ence. Its gift shop fea­tures a range of work made by lo­cal Indige­nous artists. These items in­clude pins and badges, Bindi Bindi pots and earth­en­ware, mugs, hand­made can­dles and Wathau­rong glass.


The Mel­bourne Cricket Ground Shop is a must for sports lovers. Here you’ll find nu­mer­ous bean­ies and scarves man­u­fac­tured by the Wool­mark Com­pany. All the prod­ucts are made in Aus­tralia from lo­cally sourced Merino wool. The shop also stocks a large range of Aus­tralian Foot­ball League (AFL) Fi­bre of Foot­ball prod­ucts, in­clud­ing 100 per cent Aus­tralian Merino wool retro foot­ball jumpers, scarves, gloves and bean­ies.

The MCG Shop. Heide Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art. Photo: Jeremy Weihrauch. Baby oufits from ACMI. Salus gift set from ACMI.

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