'I hope this mask lights up with beauty wherever you hang it,' says Abdul Aziz Mohamadu of this mask. He calls his own original design 'Haske,' the Hausa word for 'light,' and he adorns the hand-carved rubberwood mask with painted details over the lips, eyelids, and ornate headdress.
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.