Balinese Hindus frequently leave offerings of rice and flowers in baskets woven of pandan leaves to show gratitude to the gods. This sterling silver cuff is woven in the same fashion by Komang Wijayan in the traditional jewelry-making village of Celuk.
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.