Life is beautiful when you wear this cheerful strand necklace presented by Ghana's Rita Addo Zakour. The artisan knots colorful coconut shell discs on nylon cords, interspersed with small colored beads of sese wood. The necklace closes with a wooden bead toggle.
Coconut shell, sese wood, nylon cord
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.