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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.

Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Beaded mask, 'Blue Deer with Corn' (Mexico)

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 more...

Beadwork eclipse, 'The Guardians' (Mexico)

Radiant, celestial bodies encircle one another, their attraction undeniable. The cool blue moon smiles as she embraces the sun. Brother of the Huichol people, the blue deer observes while Teruka, the scorpion scuttles across the moon. He is the guard more...

Beadwork mask 'Red-Haired Personage' (Mexico)

Incandescent hues and intricate icons radiate brilliant color and rich spirituality. Higinio Hernandez and his family preserve their cultural heritage through this beadwork mask on a papier mache base. Jicuri, or "peyote buttons," adorn his headdress more...

Beadwork mask, 'Cornfield Protectors' (Mexico)

Corn is a basic foodstuff for Mexico's Huichol people, and this handsome mask depicts elements that are crucial for its propagation. By Higinio Hernandez, the forehead is covered with a corn plant, or iko. Teruka, the scorpion, appears in blazing col more...

Beadwork mask, 'Dance of the Deer' (Mexico)

Deer dance in a circle around a blazing peyote bud. Brother of the Huichol people, Kawuyomaire is a blue deer who travels the heavens as a guide and guardian. He can be heard by the shaman, or mara'akame, and his presence is perceptible through the p more...

Beadwork mask, 'Desert Sun' (Mexico)

Glowing color defines Huichol icons on a black beadwork sun mask. Butterflies alternate with peyote blossoms on the fiery rays. On each cheek, bright birds encircle peyote. The sun himself appears on the forehead, illuminating corn plants that flouri more...

Beadwork mask, 'Duality of the Gods' (Mexico)

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 more...

Beadwork mask, 'Eagle Protector' (Mexico)

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 more...

Beadwork mask, 'Messenger' (Mexico)

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 more...

Beadwork mask, 'Powerful Sun' (Mexico)

Santos honors the sun, father of the Huichol people, with a colorful mask that stands as a symbol of power. Decorated with bright bold colors, the mask features the sacred jikuri (peyote flower) on the forehead, whereas the "Eye of God" talisman shap more...

Beadwork mask, 'Scorpions and Deer' (Mexico)

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 more...

Beadwork mask, 'Shaman Deer' (Mexico)

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 more...

Beadwork sun, 'His Great Power' (Mexico)

A serene blue visage haloed by fiery rays demonstrates dramatic contrasts; they intensify the beauty of this mask. Santos depicts an anthropomorphic sun, giving human attributes to a non-human object. The sun is revered as the father of the Huichol p more...

Ceramic mask, 'Carnival Olmeca' (Mexico)

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. more...

Ceramic mask, 'Jade Olmec Lord' (Mexico)

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 more...

Ceramic mask, 'Maya Lord Jaguar' (Mexico)

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. more...

Ceramic mask, 'Maya Lord of the Sky' (Mexico)

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 more...

Ceramic mask, 'Moon Pyramid Warrior' (Mexico)

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 more...

Ceramic mask, 'Oaxaca Traditions' (Mexico)

Based on thousands of years of Oaxaca traditions, this mask depicts an imaginary personage. Rigoberto Mateos works in Mexico's legendary black pottery to create the image, adding geometric motifs etched by hand into the clay. more...

Ceramic mask, 'Rites of Spring' (Mexico)

Long and slender, this mask depicts an imaginary personage. Rigoberto Mateos works in Mexico's legendary black pottery to create the beautiful image, adding stylized vines and tendrils. A butterfly poses on the forehead. more...

Ceramic mask, 'Serenity' (Mexico)

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. more...

Ceramic mask, 'Song in the Night' (Mexico)

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 more...

Huichol beaded mask, 'Teruka-Warra' (Mexico)

A vivid surge of color spills from the dark, fertile earth in glorious abundance. The fearful presence of Teruka (meaning "guardian scorpion of the maize") stands sentry over the warra (maize field) in constant vigilance. Representing the extravaganc more...

Papier mache mask, 'Crazy Clown' (Mexico)

With three curly tufts of hair, green lips and pig's ears, this masks depicts a colorful clown. The Orozco Family crafts it in papier mache, carefully painting details by hand. A protective coat of lacquer keeps the colors bright. This piece is inspi more...



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