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Masks have an ancient history across the globe in many cultures and religions. For many years now, we have imported a wide range of Fair Trade wooden masks that are used for wall decoration rather than for wearing. Each of our masks shows some of the amazing skills of the artisans that produce them.

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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.86

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.86

NPSX86

£250

 

Large beautifully carved wooden mask, hand painted by Newari artisans in Nepal. This amazing piece shows Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva. These effigys are often hung above doors and entranceways and are said to be protective.

Approx: 30cm × 40cm × 17cm
Origin: Nepal

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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.85

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.85

NPSX85

£250

 

Large beautifully carved wooden mask, hand painted by Newari artisans in Nepal. This amazing piece shows Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva. These effigys are often hung above doors and entranceways and are said to be protective.

Approx: 34cm × 42cm × 19cm
Origin: Nepal

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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.84

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.84

NPSX84

£250

 

Large beautifully carved wooden mask, hand painted by Newari artisans in Nepal. This amazing piece shows Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva. These effigys are often hung above doors and entranceways and are said to be protective.

Approx: 33cm × 44cm × 18cm
Origin: Nepal

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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.82

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.82

NPSX82

£250

 

Large beautifully carved wooden mask, hand painted by Newari artisans in Nepal. This amazing piece shows Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva. These effigys are often hung above doors and entranceways and are said to be protective.

Approx: 33cm × 41cm × 20cm
Origin: Nepal

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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.78

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.78

NPSX78

£250

 

Large beautifully carved wooden mask, hand painted by Newari artisans in Nepal. This amazing piece shows Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva. These effigys are often hung above doors and entranceways and are said to be protective.

Approx: 34cm × 42cm × 16cm
Origin: Nepal

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Nepalese Dragon Mask

Nepalese Dragon Mask

NPSX69

£192

 

This fascinating mask is handcarved and painted in Nepal and depicts a fearsome dragon. Often masks like this are used in Nepal as detterents for bad spirits and energy, often placed above doorways.

Approx: 40cm × 23cm × 25cm
Origin: Nepal

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Small Patterned Raksassa Mask

Small Patterned Raksassa Mask

BA642

£10

 

These intriguing small masks have been hand carved by traditional artisans in Bali, Indonesia. The Raksassa mask is used in the traditional dance styles of Bali and can be literally translated as meaning "huge and strong" or simply "monster."

Approx: 18cm × 20cm × 8cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Raksassa Mask

Raksassa Mask

1552

£18

 

This intriguing mask has been hand carved by traditional artisans in Bali, Indonesia. The Raksassa mask is used in the traditional dance styles of Bali and can be literally translated as meaning "huge and strong" or simply "monster."

Approx: 23cm × 25cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Golden Buddha Mask

Golden Buddha Mask

1551

£13.80

 

A beautifully hand carved wooden Buddha mask from Bali that looks great on any wall. Not unlike our natural wood Buddha mask, except this version is covered in gold leaf effect paint and decorated with inlaid mirrors.

Approx 25cm Tall
Origin: Indonesia

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Buddha Mask

Buddha Mask

1550

£15.60

 

Hand carved Raintree wood mask from Indonesia with gold leaf effect embellishment. This skilfully crafted wall art of Lord Buddha with its beatific, serene expression is both rustic and well-polished, with minor uniquities that should be seen as enhancements.

 

Approx: 19cm × 28cm × 9cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Ganesh Mask

Ganesh Mask

5501

£24

 

Beautiful hand carved mask depicting the Hindu deity Ganesh. Ganesh is very popular for Hindus and is often known as 'the remover of obstacles.' He is easily identified by his elephant head.

Approx: 20cm × 35cm
Colours vary
Origin: Nepal

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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.61

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.61

NPSX61

£230

 

Large beautifully carved wooden mask, hand painted by Newari artisans in Nepal. This amazing piece shows Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva. These effigys are often hung above doors and entranceways and are said to be protective.

 

Approx: 30cm × 40cm × 15cm
Origin: Nepal

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Bhairab Mask

Bhairab Mask

NP139

£24

 

The Bhairab or Bhairava is a fierce manifestation of the Hindu god Shiva. Usually depicted with frowning, angry eyes, sharp teeth and flaming hair; he is associated with annihilation and is sacred to Hindus, Buddhists and Jains.

Approx: 20cm×20cm
Available in white, red or blue.
Origin: Nepal

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Giant Raksassa Mask

Giant Raksassa Mask

BASP001

£150

 

These intriguing masks have each been hand carved by traditional artisans in Bali, Indonesia. The Raksassa mask is used in the traditional 'Topeng' dance styles of Bali and can be literally translated as meaning "huge and strong" or simply "monster." The Balinese have a number of different dance styles that are used to educate, inform and entertain.

Sizes vary slightly but around 50cm × 40cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Bali Topeng Mask

Bali Topeng Mask

BA603

£12

 

These fascinating masks are used in a traditional Balinese dance style know as Topeng. They are jawless to allow the performers to communicate the storyline to the audience.

Approx 15cm × 15cm × 7cm
Colours vary
Origin: Indonesia

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Owl Mask

Owl Mask

BA420

£7.80

 

An interesting, intricately carved mask featuring an owl motif at the top and a man's face at the bottom. These masks have been hand carved and painted in Bali.

Approx: 50cm long
Origin: Indonesia

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Senang Mask

Senang Mask

BA643

£12

 

Named after the Indonesian word for 'happy,' this smiling mask has a disconcertingly wide grin and glaring eyes. Looks great displayed on any wall especially paired up with our Pemarah (grumpy) mask.

Approx: 20cm × 30cm × 7cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Candy Skull Mask - Liquorice

Candy Skull Mask - Liquorice

BA018

£9

 

Brightly coloured wooden masks decorated in a style reminiscent of candy skulls which are made to celebrate Día de Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead festival. During this festival, family members and friends celebrate the lives of lost ones.

Wooden ∴ Not edible
Approx: 12cm × 18cm × 7cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Candy Skull Mask - Cream

Candy Skull Mask - Cream

BA019

£9

 

Brightly coloured wooden masks decorated in a style reminiscent of candy skulls which are made to celebrate Día de Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead festival. During this festival, family members and friends celebrate the lives of lost ones.

Wooden ∴ Not edible
Approx: 12cm × 18cm × 7cm  
Origin: Indonesia

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Giraffe Mask

Giraffe Mask

1584

£21.60

 

Large, decorative and wonderfully tactile mask from Bali. Each giraffe is handmade from one solid piece of lightweight Albesia wood. After the initial carving the piece is given a smooth finish and hand painted to add detail.

This abstract giraffe piece adds a wonderful safari feel to any room.

Approx. 18cm × 53cm
Origin: Indonesia

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