Like a delicate first bloom, these five-petal flowers show that beauty comes in all sizes. Costa Rica's Daniella Baltodano handcrafts petite stud earrings of sterling silver and artfully uses oxidation to highlight the petals and centers.
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.