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Home Decor - Masks - Andean
Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Home Decor - Masks - Andean 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.

Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change


Bronze and copper mask, 'Ai Apaec Deity' (Peru)
$67.99

Depicted in a dramatic mask, the Moche deity Ai Apaec is the fierce god of creation. He protected the Moche people, provided water, food and military triumphs. Working in copper and bronze, Angel Franco commemorates the deity both feared and worshipe more...


Bronze and copper mask, 'Chavin Personage' (Peru)
$49.99

Angel Franco works in the style of the Chavin people, the oldest civilization of Peru dating from around 400 B.C. Heralded for their knowledge of metallurgy and textiles, their art expressed religious undertones. The artisan depicts a Chavin mask wit more...


Bronze and copper mask, 'Mighty Moche' (Peru)
$64.99

Depicted in a dramatic mask, an ancient Moche ruler wears a headdress honoring the sun god. Working in copper and bronze, Angel Franco commemorates the deities and daily life of ancient Andean peoples. more...


Bronze masks, 'Ancient Trio' (set of 3) (Peru)
$82.99

Wearing elaborate headdresses and earrings, faces appear from the ancient past. Ana Maria Enciso creates a trio of masks inspired by the Lambayeque cultures. Located north of Lima, the fertile Lambayeque Valley was the cradle of the Moche and Chimu c more...


Ceramic mask, 'Inca Priest' (Peru)
$52.99

In a splash of blazing color, the visage of an Inca priest springs to life. Salomon Ruiz fervently mixes creative geometric forms with bright South American images generating an exciting feeling of movement and activity. Bringing into the home a touc more...


Ceramic mask, 'Man of Mirth' (Peru)
$167.99

Taking shape in ceramic, a man's face is merry, his gaze filled with laughter. Bruno Ccopa gives this mask a cool turquoise tone. Part of a series on human moods, the mask is presented on a display stand of Peruvian tornillo wood. more...


Ceramic mask, 'Meditating Warrior' (Peru)
$49.99

Pausing in reflection before heading into battle, the "Meditating Warrior" displays a lavish mixture of color and design. Closing his eyes in solemn contemplation, he savors a stolen moment of peace in the midst of war. A vibrant Moche piece for the more...


Ceramic mask, 'Rainbow Cat' (Peru)
$49.99

This striking feline mask is hand-painted in brilliant colors by Salomon Ruiz, who specializes in adapting traditional themes used by the Mochica and Chavin civilizations of ancient Peru. The clay is molded and fired at very high temperatures, after more...


Ceramic mask, 'Sunset Colors' (Peru)
$37.99

A stunning ceramic mask handcrafted by master artisan Salomon Ruiz in fine detail. A specialist in recreating ancient motifs used within the Mochica and Chavin civilizations of pre-Columbian Peru, this mask depicts the face of a member of royalty. Ha more...


Ceramic masks, 'Colors' (pair) (Peru)
$79.99

Bright primary colors light up these ceramic masks by Salomon Ruiz. The masks were shaped from ceramic and fired at a high temperature. Ruiz uses his masks to represent iconographies of ancient Peruvian cultures like the Chavin, Nazca, and Moche. The more...


Copper and bronze mask, 'The Lord of Sipan' (Peru)
$87.99

Wearing an elaborate headdress, earrings and a necklace of golden peanuts, the Lord of Sipan is an imposing sight. His helmet takes the shape of the tumi, or ceremonial knife. Sipan is an archeological site in northern Peru where the tomb of the Lord more...


Copper mask, 'Ai Apaec with Ritual Crown' (Peru)
$69.99

Eyes rimmed with golden rays, the god Ai Apaec wears a ritual headdress. Crowned by the sun itself, it is adorned with birds that dangle alluringly from either side; splendid earrings confirm the status of this divine personage. Ana Maria Enciso craf more...


Copper mask, 'God of Rituals' (Peru)
$44.99

With imponderable countenance, the Moche god Naylamp stares into the present from the distant past. Ana Maria Enciso creates a mythical vision in copper, chemically treated to a glowing green. Bronze details emphasize the expression of this handsome more...


Copper mask, 'Grand Lord' (Peru)
$54.99

Wearing elaborate earrings, the Lord of Sipan is an imposing sight. His helmet takes the shape of the tumi, or pre-Hispanic ceremonial knife. Sipan is an archeological site in northern Peru where the tomb of the Lord of Sipan was discovered in 1987. more...


Copper mask, 'Tears of a God' (Peru)
$59.99

Ai Aepec, the supreme god of the Moche people, sheds two solitary tears; his face is stern and fearsome. The gesture expresses Ai Aepec's divine sensibility. Ana Maria Enciso invokes the presence of the powerful deity as she creates this extraordinar more...


Copper mask, 'Warrior God Ai Apaec' (Peru)
$112.99

An expressive example of Peruvian artistry from Ana Maria Enciso. She delicately shapes copper and bronze to create a mythical vision, using galvanized techniques to chemically alter the surface and create a mesmerizing tone of malachite green. The p more...


Copper mask, 'Warrior's Courage' (Peru)
$54.99

This mask captures the fearless spirit of a Moche warrior who assesses the battlefield with knowing eyes. The sun god appears on his earrings and ocean waves wash across his headdress. The work represents the face of courage. Ana Maria Enciso crafts more...


Papier mache masks, 'Inca Offering' (pair) (Peru)
$32.99

Traditionally worn for sacrificial rites, these Inca masks were considered as amulets to communicate with the apus (gods) and ask for their favor. Jaime Zapata handcrafts the masks from a combination of papier-mache and plaster of Paris; the masks ar more...


Papier mache shadow box mask, 'Chancay' (Peru)
$34.99

Shaped by hand of papier mache, a man from Peru's ancient Chancay culture comes to life. Jaime Zapata adds a headdress of natural jute, and presents the image in a wood shadow box. more...


Papier mache shadow box mask, 'Emerald Moche Mask' (Peru)
$33.99

Elegant in emerald green, this wide-eyed mask represents the art and customs of the Moche people. Masks were made as part of the funerary paraphernalia of lords and dignitaries. They symbolized their prayers to the Apus or deities residing in the mou more...


Papier mache shadow box mask, 'Lambayeque Mask' (Peru)
$32.99

Jaime Zapata celebrates Peru's glorious past with an artful mask from the Lambayeque region. It is regarded as the cradle of prominent pre-Inca cultures like the Moche and Chimu, and where archeological sites and treasures evidence a realist ceramic more...


Papier mache shadow box mask, 'Sican Mask' (Peru)
$34.49

Renowned for their ceramic legacy, the Sican culture inspires this golden mask by Jaime Zapata. Meaning "Place of the Moon," the Sican people lived in the Lambayeque region. Zapata crafts the mask with papier mache and presents it in a wood shadow bo more...


Recycled paper and chrysocolla mask, 'Inca Portrait' (Peru)
$117.99

Inspired by the art of the ancient Inca, Jaime Zapata creates the original design of this mask. The face is crafted with recycled paper and plaster of Paris, and its expression is painted with vivid detail by hand, with colors obtained from natural d more...


Recycled paper and jasper mask, 'Wari Shaman' (Peru)
$89.99

With serpents slithering from its eyes like tears rolling down, this lagrimon (tearful) mask represents a Wari shaman. Jaime Zapata finds inspiration in the art and beliefs of this legendary culture, which associated serpents with wise shamans who al more...


Recycled paper mask, 'Chancay Woman II' (Peru)
$89.99

Jaime Zapata finds inspiration in the art and traditions of the Chancay people for the design of this mask. Representing a woman, the mask's face is yellow with a band of diamond patterns across the eyes. She is wearing the traditional jute headdress more...


Recycled paper mask, 'Inca' (Peru)
$84.99

The legendary Inca civilization is beautifully invoked with this impressive mask. Surrounded by a peaceful aura, the Peruvian features are enclosed in the face of a man, crowned with an intriguing hand-woven turban. Original and tasteful, this piece more...


Recycled paper mask, 'Vicus Ritual' (Peru)
$52.99

Jaime Zapata handcrafts this mask reflecting a high-ranking Vicus personage wearing a reed headdress to present a religious ceremony or ritual. The serene expression evokes the inner tranquility of religious reassurance that Zapata so carefully recre more...


Recycled paper mask, 'Wari Culture' (Peru)
$57.99

The Wari civilization originated in Ayacucho (from 700 to 1000 A.D.). They formed a large empire and imposed their social and religious laws throughout an expansive territory. In an active cultural interchange, they learned ceramic techniques from th more...

 

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