Carving balsa wood, Guillermina Rivera depicts an imaginary bird she would love to see in her garden. The small black creature is painted by hand with cheery yellow feathers and a bright red breast and cap. Held in place by a magnet, it perches on a delightful pen or pencil holder.
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.