Adriana de Gadea transforms the tumi, the ceremonial knife of the ancient Inca, Moche and Chimu cultures, into a necklace of extraordinary elegance. The sterling silver pendant is masterfully detailed and ends with chrysocolla on the rounded blade area.
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.