Smoky quartz, with its intriguing dusky depths, graces this cocktail ring by Mahavir in India. The 7.5 carat checkerboard-cut stone is set in sterling silver, with a halo of gleaming 18k gold plate. A slender polished silver band completes the design.
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.