Home Decor - Masks - Mexican

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Home Decor - Masks - Mexican - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
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Beaded mask, 'Blue Deer with Corn' (Mexico)
$124.99

Radiant with color, this extraordinary mask by Higinio Hernandez speaks of life close to the earth. On the forehead, a corn plant (tatei yukahima) sends out ripe ears of golden maize. Glowing suns warm the cheeks, and Kawuyomaire, the sacred blue dee
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Beadwork mask, 'Blue Eagle' (Mexico)
$139.46

With a patience characteristic of the Huichol people, the hands of Higinio Hernandez transform tiny chaquira beads into beautiful and glossy motifs adhered to a paper mache base. The result is a veritable explosion of color, replete with symbols sacr
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Beadwork mask, 'Duality of the Gods' (Mexico)
$127.99

The world explodes and opens into a hypnotic path of blazing color and Huichol design. The spirit of Kawauyomaire the blue deer holds reign over peyote and eagle designs in the alternative reality created by Higinio Hernandez in this beadwork mask. A
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Beadwork mask, 'Eagle Protector' (Mexico)
$143.99

With wings spread protectively, Werika covers the forehead of a mysterious personage. Regarded by the Huichol as their divine mother, she also represents Our Lady of Guadalupe. One of her heads talks to God, while the other watches over the world. Ta
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Beadwork mask, 'Marra Rrurabe' (Mexico)
$150.99

Marra rrurabe means "Deer star." In a profuse display of symbolic patterns, this beaded mask on a papier mache backing by Higinio Hernandez contains three of the most important elements of the huichol culture: corn, deer and peyote. Every detail refl
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Beadwork mask, 'Messenger' (Mexico)
$154.99

A sunburst blazes on the forehead of an enigmatic personage. Considered the father of the Huichol people, the sun is accompanied by six-sided jicuri (peyote) buds on each cheek. Higinio Hernandez creates a mesmerizing beadwork mask. Brother of the Hu
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Beadwork mask, 'Red Sunset' (Mexico)
$196.99

Unfurling her majestic wings, Wierika, the eagle is the centerpiece in this brilliant mask of vibrant colors. Higinio Hernandez Carrillo takes his inspiration from the sunsets of the sierra, and turns to the icons of his people for expression. Deer a
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Beadwork mask, 'Scorpions and Deer' (Mexico)
$149.99

Snowflakes, stars, and flowers interact with deer and scorpions in this beautiful mask by Higinio Hernandez. Facial features have been originally outlined and magnificently complemented with an incredible array of brilliant designs. The magnificent m
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Beadwork mask, 'Shaman Deer' (Mexico)
$133.99

A sacred symbol, this blue jikuri or peyote flower recalls millenary Huichol traditions. Kawuyumaire, the Huichol's elder brother, assumes the form of a deer to become a messenger from the gods. His presence is only perceptible through the consumptio
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Beadwork mask, 'Spirit of the Blue Deer' (Mexico)
$115.49

A mask to commemorate Huichol customs, this piece celebrates Tamaxi Wuimare, the spirit of the blue deer. Known as Kawuyumaire, this deer is regarded as the Huichol people's older brother; he is a messenger to the gods. It is believed he guides the s
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Ceramic mask, 'Aztec Warrior' (Mexico)
$52.99

Fiercely loyal, brave and courageous, Aztec warriors were feared throughout most of pre-Hispanic Mexico. Fascinated by the legendary characters and their exploits, Georgina Cabrera designs this unique mask in their honor. The mask is crafted of ceram
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Ceramic mask, 'Carnival Olmeca' (Mexico)
$47.99

Similar to the legendary Olmeca head, this colorful mask celebrates Mexico's unique flora and fauna. Eufrosia Pantaleon paints elegant peacocks on the cheeks and head while flowers blossom on the nose and temples of this ceramic wall mask.
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Ceramic mask, 'Golden Olmec Lord' (Mexico)
$49.99

Eufrosia Pantaleon is inspired by the legendary Olmec heads in the design of this mask. Believed to represent governors, the original gigantic heads are carved from stone. Pantaleon reinterprets these archeological treasures with this ceramic mask. S
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Ceramic mask, 'Jade Olmec Lord' (Mexico)
$49.99

Eufrosia Pantaleon is inspired by the legendary Olmec heads in the design of this mask. Believed to represent governors, the original gigantic heads are carved from stone. Pantaleon reinterprets these archeological treasures with this ceramic mask. S
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Ceramic mask, 'Maya Lord Jaguar' (Mexico)
$42.99

Angel Ceron recreates a royal Maya mask adorned with an impressive headdress. Ceron crafts the mask by hand from ceramic featuring a fearsome jaguar, or balam. A valiant Maya warrior and a feathered serpent complete the regal headdress.
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Ceramic mask, 'Maya Lord of the Sky' (Mexico)
$42.99

Master ceramist Angel Ceron replicates the unique artistry of the Maya culture with this detailed mask. Similar to a totemic image, the mask features the profile of Chaac, God of Rain, while the iguana represents Itzamna, God of the Sky, Lord of Fire
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Ceramic mask, 'Midnight Olmeca' (Mexico)
$47.99

Similar to the legendary Olmeca head, this blue mask celebrates Mexico's unique flora and fauna. Eufrosia Pantaleon paints elegant peacocks on the cheeks and head while flowers blossom on the nose of this ceramic wall mask.
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Ceramic mask, 'Moon Pyramid Warrior' (Mexico)
$62.99

Finding inspiration in the treasures at the Pyramid of the Moon, Georgina Cabrera designs the unique mask of brave warrior. His headdress features images of the deities he serves, namely the sun and the moon. The pyramids of the sun and the moon are
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Ceramic mask, 'Pitaloc Tastoan' (Mexico)
$107.99

Wicked white fangs accentuate the frightening nature of this colorful mask. A scorpion on the nose represents wounds acquired in battle. Jesus Delgado crafts a mask for the dance of the tastoanes, or tastuanes. This celebration on July 25 commemorate
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Ceramic mask, 'Serenity' (Mexico)
$27.49

Flowers crown a long, slender visage that represents serenity. Working in the time-honored black pottery tradition of Oaxaca, the Nieto Galan Family creates this splendid mask. The fired clay is burnished to a sheen with a piece of quartz.
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Ceramic mask, 'Song in the Night' (Mexico)
$28.49

A mysterious personage in a feathered headdress sings aloud. On each cheek, symbols pay tribute to the night. Working in the time-honored black pottery tradition of Oaxaca, the Nieto Galan Family creates this splendid mask. The fired clay is burnishe
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Ceramic mask, 'Warrior of the Night' (Mexico)
$57.99

Wearing an elaborate penacho, or feathered headdress, an Aztec warrior takes up his post as a night guard. Georgina A. Cabrera fashions a mask from the great city of Tenochtitlan. A sophisticated urban center in the center of Lake Texcoco, it was raz
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Iron and ceramic wall adornment, 'Maya Masks' (pair) (Mexico)
$40.49

Wearing elaborate penachos, or headdresses, Maya warriors are handsome and bold. Earrings attest to their exalted status in society. Marco Polo creates a pair of original wall adornments in tribute to ancient man. A ceramic face centers the iron scul
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