Artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu of Ghana designs this mask sculpture. Hand-carved out of sese wood, the mask features engraved brass and aluminum plates that add texture and color to the striking design. In Ghana,Yaa Asantewaa is a female name, meaning 'born on Thursday.'
Sese wood, aluminum, brass
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.