Crafted of sterling silver with a darkly oxidized finish, two wavy leaves become drop earrings from Costa Rica. Arlyng Mantilla draws inspiration from the elegance of dance, creating evocative images that fall below curling, vine-like hooks.
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.