Hand-carved of sese wood and painted with an array of different colors, an ornate face is depicted in this African mask from Ghana. Abdul Aziz Mohamadu creates this mask, which is further enhanced with embossed aluminum.
Sese wood, aluminum, brass
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.