Interspersed with soapstone discs and petite bauxite stones, blue cat's eye gemstones are carved by hand into drop shapes. Ghanaian artisan Rachel Armah creates these beaded dangle earrings, swinging from brass hooks.
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.