A cluster of agate beads are artfully strung together with sterling silver strands to form these button-sized earrings. Sissi Bernal of Peru crafts thee pair by hand so that the varying colored gemstones form petals of a flower.
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.