Crafted entirely by hand, this beautiful art glass figurine is from Elena Herrera in Costa Rica. She forms a loggerhead turtle from the glass, carefully combining multiple colors and shapes. Loggerheads are an endangered species that is found around the world.
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.