Against a background of light blue, hand-painted motifs in hues of orange and red evoke autumn. Ritu Thapar designs these Indian dangle earrings, which are crafted from ceramic in teardrop shapes. They swing from hooks of sterling silver.
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.