Papier Mache Masks(40 items)
Welcome to the papier mache mask collection at NOVICA. Please enjoy discovering our unique papier mache masks below:
Featured Reviews on Papier Mache Masks
I just received this stunning mask - Wow, Wow. It was packed to perfection and arrived in pristine shape. It looks exactly like the picture and I couldnt be more pleased! From Old Mexico to New Mexico. It will hang in a prominent place for all to see. I would buy from this artist again!
It exceeded my expectations. The beadwork is incredible. The eyes are cut out yet they are so deep that they look black when hanging on the wall. Deep into the darkness peering, long I stood there. Wondering...
Excellent Huichol bead work
I have a few other Huichol items and the one thing that struck me about the mask is how sturdy it is. The mask that the beads are mounted on is very hard and not a single bead fell out when removing the packaging or hanging the mask. My other Huichol sculptures are so delicate that they cannot be handled at all without losing a bead or two.
Higinio Hernandez Carrillo Huichol art
"I hope that you enjoy my works as much as I enjoy making them. I hope that through them you will get a better understanding of the magic and meaning of the Huichol culture."
"My family comes from the beautiful Huichol tradition in the north of Jalisco. You could say that art runs through my veins. I grew up knowing about beads and the beautiful combinations that I saw in the hands of family members.
"My mother left my... read more
Popular Papier Mache Masks
Authentic Hand Beaded Huichol Mask, "Blue Eagle"$207.99
With a patience characteristic of the Huichol people, the hands of Higinio Hernandez transform tiny beads into beautiful and glossy motifs adhered to a paper mache base. The result is a veritable explosion of color, replete with symbols sacred to the Huichol culture. A must for lovers of the truly rich culture of Mexico. (peyote) is the centerpiece of Huichol ritualism, revered for its curative properties and its ability to enlighten the one who partakes of it. Higinio Hernandez and his family preserve their cultural heritage through expressive bead art, representing essential Huichol symbols like (peyote), (deer), (eagle) and (corn). For these ornaments, each brilliant bead is affixed by hand to a unisel base, the resulting symmetry defying standards of patience and concentration.
Care instructions: To prevent the tiny chaquira beads from coming loose, do not expose this piece to direct heat or light as it may melt the Campeche beeswax adhesive.
Beadwork mask, "Desert Sun"$249.99
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 flourish on the temples. Demonstrating great patience and expertise, Higinio Hernández creates this stunning mask.
Beadwork mask 'Red-Haired Personage'$214.99
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. , or "peyote buttons," adorn his headdress and forehead, and the sacred deer appears in white on his temples. Jicuri is the centerpiece of Huichol ritualism, revered for its curative properties and its ability to enlighten the one who partakes of it. wax, do not expose this piece to direct heat or light, which may cause the wax to dry or soften and thus loosen the beads.
Authentic Handmade Huichol Beaded Mask, "Eagle Protector"$214.99
With wings spread protectively, 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. the sun and father appears on both cheeks. Scorpions scuttle down the chin and six-sided peyote blossoms are also present on this stunning beadwork mask by Higinio Hernández.