Handcrafted of oxidized sterling silver filigree, a majestic dragonfly spreads its wings in this Mexican brooch. Roy Nilson works in the tradition of Taxco silversmithing to create the brooch. The dragonfly's back is lined with petite cultured pearls.
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.