Each mask embodies a different character. The Balinese believe that when a performer wears a mask that he becomes the character they are portraying, or that the mask comes to life.The mask are blessed by a Hindu priest before each performance. The performances are considered sacred. And an important part of Balinese culture. Since 1988 we have ethically sourced and hand picked our products directly from the artisans and craftspeople on the back roads, family compounds and markets of Bali and other Indonesian islands.
Our mission is to improve the lives of Balinese families we work with by finding a market for their amazing art & handicrafts, while helping keep the traditional arts and crafts alive for future generations. Our shop in Downeast coastal Maine offers an ever changing kaleidoscope of Balinese folk art, Buddhist & Hindu art, stone garden statuary, wood carvings. Traditional mask, mermaids, winged mobiles, architectural finds, antiques, artifacts, home decor treasures, batik clothing & silver jewelry.
To view our entire collection of Bali Art, home decor & unique finds! Check Out All of our Special Offers. For Amazing deals on Unique Art, Home Decor & More! The item "Vintage Balinese Mask Jati Ayu Garuda Eagle Hand Carved Indonesian Bali folk art" is in sale since Tuesday, August 28, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Indonesian".The seller is "acadiaworldtraders" and is located in Ellsworth, Maine. This item can be shipped to United States.