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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.87

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.87

NPSX87

£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: 32cm × 39cm × 17cm
Origin: Nepal

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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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Artisan Bhairab Mask No.81

Artisan Bhairab Mask No.81

NPSX81

£60

 

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: 26cm × 28cm × 12cm
Origin: Nepal

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Artisan Bhairab Mask No.80

Artisan Bhairab Mask No.80

NPSX80

£60

 

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: 29cm × 27cm × 14cm
Origin: Nepal

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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.79

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.79

NPSX79

£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 × 40cm × 17cm
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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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.77

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.77

NPSX77

£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 × 43cm × 19cm
Origin: Nepal

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Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.75

Large Artisan Bhairab Mask No.75

NPSX75

£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: 36cm × 42cm × 20cm
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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