How to Choose a Masquerade Mask

How to Choose a Masquerade Mask

Masquerade balls are great occasions to dress up and have a good time. At a masquerade ball or party, people generally wear formal wear, combined with a face mask. This mask is called a “masquerade mask” and they are available in a number of different styles. If you are attending a masquerade ball or party,

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Guy Fawkes Mask Symbolism

Guy Fawkes Mask Symbolism

It was during 1605 that Robert Catesby and four others devised a plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament in Britain. The reason for their attack on the government at the time was due to the persecution of Catholics by King James 1. Their intention was to replace the dead king with his daughter

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Women’s Masquerade Masks

Women's Masquerade Masks

The purpose of the masquerade mask was to conceal identity. It was developed in Venice during the 14th century as a form of disguise for individuals who wished to engage in socially unacceptable behaviour. They did not wish to be recognised for fear of persecution or embarrassment, thus these individuals donned masks to prevent such

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Where Can I Get A Masquerade Mask

Where Can I Get A Masquerade Mask

The masquerade ball is a night of frivolity where an individual will wear a disguise to avoid being recognised, and the masquerade mask is worn at these events. However it can also be donned for other social gatherings such as a birthday or Halloween party. The masquerade masks are small items which cover the upper

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The Birthday Masquerade Mask

The Birthday Masquerade Mask

Over the past 50 years the 16th birthday party has become known as the “sweet 16th”. This idea of a “sweet 16th” is a traditionally Western concept and is applied primarily to young females. While this birthday celebration was originally a rather subdued and mellow event, they have become more elaborate. With the introduction of

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The History of the Masquerade Mask

The History of the Masquerade Mask

An important part of any individual’s life is their identity. Whether you are sure of it or not, the exclusivity is what makes it sacred. The possibility of another exposing your identity, making you vulnerable in some way is a terrifying thought and thus the need to conceal identities has been seen to be as

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The Different Types Of Masquerade Masks

The Different Types Of Masquerade Masks

The Italian Renaissance was a period of art and invention. During this time the masquerade masks gained popularity being worn at balls and social celebrations. These events were held by upper class individuals of high society and were elaborate in style. The masquerade mask was used in these settings as a form of disguise. This

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