by Kenny Gee
Beaded Ornaments, Christmas Joy. Set of 6, $39 novica.com
Dazzlingly beautiful, these elegant Christmas ornaments come from Parvez A. Warsi. Six colorful spheres reveal the opulence of classic zardozi embroidery. Lavish beadwork covers them, and beaded tassels adorn two of the set of six.
Wood Ornaments, African Champions. Set of 4 animals, $39 novica.com
Champions of ecological harmony, a giraffe, a camel, a hippo and an elephant journey throughout the African continent. They inspire master carver Flaviano Gonzales to sculpt their images in cedar wood with expressive detail.