Offering a handy space to store tea bags, this box from Costa Rica is crafted by Luz Amparo Rodriguez. The chest is made of wood, painted blue and crowned with a a cheerful decoupage of colorful motifs. The six inner compartments are designed to hold 16 teabags each.
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.