By Abdul Aziz Mohamadu, this intriguing African mask depicts a serious personage with a long, narrow face. Ritual scarification ornaments his cheeks and an elephant parades across the forehead. Carved of sese wood and painted by hand, the mask is an original design by the talented Ghanaian artisan.
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.