The calm demeanor and gentle nature of elephants is beautifully captured by Ghanaian artisan Daniel Quarcoo in this sese wood statuette. With etchings and paint, the elephant takes on a ceremonial appearance while the texture gives it a lifelike feel.
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.