This necklace from Ghana is named Adipa, meaning 'good thing' in the Akan language. Handcrafted by local artisans, the necklace is designed by Rita Addo Zakour, with beads of sese wood in colors of light brown and beige.
Sese wood, nylon cord
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.