The Adinkra symbol Gye Nyame, meaning 'except for God,' is realized in relief at the forehead of this African mask from Ghana. Theophilus Sackey designs the mask, carving it by hand of sese wood and painting it black and beige. Curving line motifs at the cheeks complete this piece of wall decor.
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.