Carnelian and pearls mingle in an opulent design by Nareerat. 'I think about the warm summer rain,' she says. The concept takes shape in a handcrafted necklace as she knots each gemstone on strands of silk.
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.