Mexican Masks(81 items)
Welcome to the Mexican Mask Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on Mexican Masks
A great conversation piece
My students all remark on this mask that is hanging on my office wall. Its a wonderful piece. I plan to buy more of his artwork in the future.
By Thomas W
Ceramic Wall Mask, Noble Eagle.
Angel Cerons Wall Masks are Beautiful - solidly and artistically made with wonderful, muted earth-tone colors. The Mask has been hung on the wall, along with ?Quetzalcoatl Revered? Ceramic Wall Mask, flanking the Chest of Drawers in my Guest Bedroom.
Angel Cerons precious art piece blesses my home.
As many times as my eyes scanned all the art pieces available on Novicas site, again and again I returned to Angel Cerons Aztec Duality. The meaning of the mask as well as its beauty spoke to me, captivated me. And when the two I ordered arrived at my home and I saw them in their three dimensional beauty, I appreciated their sacredness even more. They now hover above the entry to my home, blessing all who enter it.
Angel Ceron Artisan Association Ceramic replicas and figurines
"Now that I'm retired, I can dedicate my time to my great passion – representing my pre-Hispanic cultural heritage."
"I've been working hand-in-hand with NOVICA since 2003. It was my nephew, Eduardo Escamilla, who suggested I work with NOVICA, and I found the project to be spectacular. As you may know, I'm an engineer by profession but I feel an overwhelming passion for our... read more
Popular Mexican Masks
Hand Painted Ceramic Mayan Turtle Mask from Mexico, "Sun and Moon Tortoise"$47.99
Depicting a Mayan myth from ancient times, this ceramic mask from Mexico features hand-painted designs that are full of life, presented by artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association. Included in the mask is the myth of the tortoise, which says that during the destruction of the world, the sun and the moon both fled beneath the shell of a tortoise, which saved their lives. In much of Mayan imagery, the sun and the moon are often associated with the tortoise, shown here on the surface of this beautiful mask that brings a touch of pre-Hispanic culture to any home.
Life and Death Pre-Hispanic Mask Ceramic Replica, "Aztec Duality"$49.99
Artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association are inspired by the concept of duality in Aztec spirituality and art for the design of this mask. "Existential duality between life and death is at the root of all conflict within oneself, and in relationship with others. We are born with both impulses, that of living and evolving, and that of dying," explain the Mexican artisans. Experts in pre-Hispanic art, the artisans craft a ceramic mask in which the green side of the face symbolizes life, and the other represents a skull. An ornate headdress with serpents, an eagle and two suns underscore the divine theme of this mask.
Beadwork mask, "Life Fortune and Success"$199.99
Six-sided peyote blossoms pose on the crown, forehead and cheeks of a dazzling beadwork mask. Called peyote forms the centerpiece of Huichol ritualism. the deer appears on each eyebrow while corn grows on the chin in an extraordinary design by Higinio Hernández. The crown indicates the mask should be used by men.
Cultural Ceramic Wall Mask of a God from Mexico, "Monster Earth God"$87.99
Designed to depict the fearsome face of a monster earth god inspired by pre-Hispanic cultures, this Mexican mask brings a touch of spirituality and culture to any home. The wall mask features a design by Angel Ceron, handcrafted of ceramic by artisans from the Angel Cerón Artisan Association. The god features swirling patterns at his hair and colorful jewelry on his ears and cheeks, sticking out a barbed tongue.