Working with sese wood, Awudu Saeed in Ghana creates this handsome wall accent. The relief panel is carved by hand and painted in black, brown, and white paint. Embossed brass adorns the elephants' overlapping ears. Their trunks are joined, as if in solidarity.
Sese wood, brass
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.