Columns of soapstone become earrings of natural elegance in shades of grey and brown. Rachel Armah calls this design 'Aseda Ye,' an Akan phrase meaning 'it is good to be thankful.' Adorned with bauxite beads, the handcrafted earrings are worn on brass hooks.
Soapstone and bauxite with brass hooks
Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
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.