Inspired by the traditional huipil blouses of Mexico, Taxco artisan Guillermo Arregui creates this pair of dangle earrings. Ovals of deep blue lapis lazuli are framed against abstract designs in combination-finish sterling silver.
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.