Papier Mache Masks(33 items)
Welcome to the papier mache mask collection at NOVICA. Please enjoy discovering our unique papier mache masks below:
Featured Reviews on Papier Mache Masks
It exceeded my expectations. The beadwork is incredible. The eyes are cut out yet they are so deep that they look black when hanging on the wall. Deep into the darkness peering, long I stood there. Wondering...
These are already hanging on my mask wall.
From my travels in South America and my knowledge of Incan culture (Im a retired Spanish teacher), these masks are great replicas of typical Incan artifacts.
Morneo Traditional handcrafted Mexican alebrije figures
"It's very satisfying for me to work on each piece, its details, the way the light and shadows fall on a design. Finally, I love to make people say, 'Wow!'"
“I have been working with NOVICA for a relatively short period of time; this time has allowed me to realize the value that Mexican handicrafts have in the world.
“It is gratifying to see how people appreciate Mexican talent outside of the country.... read more
Popular Papier Mache Masks
Artisan Crafted Archaeological Masks from Peru (Set of 2), "Inca Offering"$39.99
Traditionally worn for sacrificial rites, these Inca masks were considered as amulets to communicate with the (gods) and ask for their favor. Jaime Zapata handcrafts the masks from a combination of papier-maché and plaster of Paris; the masks are adorned with jute headdresses.
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.
Hand Crafted Huichol Multicolor Beaded Mask, "Deer Shaman"$194.99
With a patience characteristic of the Huichol people, the hands of Higinio Hernandez have transformed tiny chaquira beads into beautiful and glossy motifs adhered to a papier-mâché base. The result is a veritable explosion of color, replete with symbols sacred to the Huichol culture. A must for lovers of the truly rich culture of Mexico. (peyote) is the centerpiece of Huichol ritualism, revered for its curative properties and its ability to enlighten the one who partakes of it. Higinio Hernandez and his family preserve their cultural heritage through expressive bead art, representing essential Huichol symbols like jicuri, (deer), (eagle), (corn), and (corn stalk). For these pieces, each brilliant bead is affixed by hand to a unisel base, the resulting symmetry defying standards of patience and concentration. beeswax adhesive.
Handmade Huichol Folk Art Beaded Mask, "Teruka-Warra"$199.99
A vivid surge of color spills from the dark, fertile earth in glorious abundance. The fearful presence of (meaning "guardian scorpion of the maize") stands sentry over the (maize field) in constant vigilance. Representing the extravagance of harvest time and the importance of maize in his community, Higinio Hernandez crafts a unique Huichol design enhanced by a glowing headpiece. The piece makes a dramatic addition to any home interior. (peyote) is the centerpiece of Huichol ritualism, revered for its curative properties and its ability to enlighten those who partake of it. Higinio Hernandez and his family preserve their cultural heritage through expressive bead art, representing essential Huichol symbols like jicuri, (deer), (eagle), and (corn). For these ornaments, each brilliant bead is affixed by hand to a papier-mâché base, the resulting symmetry requires high standards of patience and concentration.