Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu hand-carves this striking figure from local sese wood. Depicting a farmer from the widespread West African Fulani tribe holding a traditional agricultural implement and toting a water bag, the statuette charmingly combines expressionistic and realistic elements.
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.