Good Luck Gifts Masks(32 items)
Welcome to the Good Luck Gifts Mask Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on Good Luck Gifts Masks
I?m intrigued by the mysterious expression on this face, but I was not sure if this mask would find an appropriate spot in my home. I shouldn?t have worried. I love this piece and it just belongs in my home.
I am so pleased with the masks made by Marcilio. I own a number of them. The leather is smoother than I would have ever thought possible and makes the mask highly useable without fear of breakage by dropping, etc. Thanks for such amazing work, Mr. Barroco!
Salihu Ibrahim Hand-carved wood masks and sculptures
"I worked with the chief's head carver for about 15 years, during which time I learned the various styles and techniques of Ashanti and Akwamu traditional methods of wood carving."
"My name is Salihu Ibrahim, and I was born in the eastern region of Ghana in 1964. My father... read more
Popular Good Luck Gifts Masks
African Wood Wall Mask, "Protect the Jungle"$67.99
This long, narrow face could appear in the trunk of a tree, crowned by slender branches. Carved by hand from seasoned African African rubberwood, it is the expert handiwork of Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. "This mask is used by the Gonja people of Northern Ghana," he explains. "It is used to protect their forest, which they believe is the resting place of their ancestors." Named – a Gonja word that means "protect the jungle," it receives its white coloration from applications of clay.
Hand Carved Nigerian Mask, "Kaduna Protector"$89.99
Wide eyes are ever vigilant, always alert. By Abdul Aziz Mohamadu, this mask represents a protective spirit. "It is used by the Kaduna people in Nigeria, who hang the mask in their room," he says. "Anytime the man has to leave his wife alone at home, they believe that the spirit of protection invoked by this mask will protect her while he is away." He names the piece a Hausa word which means "protect my wife."
Unique Buddha Wood Mask, "Face of Piety"$87.99
Peacefulness, piety and a humble spirit are expressed in this mask by Made Tresna. He depicts a praying monk on this Balinese prayer figure. "Balinese people believe they will reach a peaceful eternity after life, but all their sins should be washed away with karma and piety," the artisan explains.
He carves the mask from hibiscus wood. This wood varies widely in its tones and patterns, thus each mask is an absolutely unique work of art.