A stately beauty pervades an African mask with innate dignity. Regal yet not imperious, a solemn personage is ever watchful. Abdul Aziz Mohamadu transforms native sese wood into a mask of his own design. He applies sheets of richly embossed aluminum and names it Kanea, an Akan word meaning 'brightness.'
Sese wood, aluminum
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.