Hand-carved of sese wood, an elephant with a black finish raises its trunk in a majestic arc. Ghanaian artisan Cynthia Danquah designs and crafts this sculpture, which is given a distressed finish. Cynthia names the sculpture Akono Ba, meaning 'nice child' in Akan.
Features a distressed finish
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.