Llamas have been so helpful to us since the days of the Inca Empire,' says Patricia Jara as she celebrates the camelids with the endearing design of these earrings. They are crafted by hand with sterling silver and opal, another treasure of the Andes.
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.