Much respected by the Senufo from northern Cote d'Ivoire, the graceful kalaho stands as a symbol of peace if it is seen, for these shy birds avoid humans. Salihu Ibrahim carves the kalaho from sese wood, adding details in deep blue to the beautiful sculpture.
Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
In the Andes, the Land of the Four Corners, mountains are sacred. So is culture. The Nazca lines, the Wari glyphs, the Quipu knots and the complex multi-colored textiles of the Incas are all recorded and live on the work of contemporary Peruvian artisans.