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Fulani Tribal Jewelry

Posted on Sep 11, 2014

  In the northern region of the West African Republic of Mali live one of the largest groups of nomadic herders on the continent of Africa. Through changes in rule and political boundaries, the Fulani, or Peul, tribe has thrived there since at least the 400 A.D., with some artifacts depicting...

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Handmade Tunisian Ceramics

Posted on Sep 4, 2014

For centuries artisans on the Mediterranean coast of northern Tunisia have handcrafted beautiful glazed ceramics. The small coastal town of Nabeul, the heart of the region’s ceramic industry, is home to a modern ceramic studio that uses traditional materials and techniques to create the stunning...

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The Wonderland of Peru: Re-Discovering Machu Picchu

Posted on Aug 26, 2014

On July 24th, 1911, in the Andes mountains of Peru, a lecturer of Latin American history with no archaeological training, reached the mountain top “lost city of the Incas.” Hiram Bingham, one of the first Westerners to ever see the site, named it for the “great mountain” on which it stood;...

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