|Handcrafted Vejigante Carnival
Masks from Ponce, Puerto Rico
Beautifully crafted masks for home decoration, gifts, parties,
or simply as a lovely memento of the island of Puerto Rico.
Each unique mask is handcrafted by a certified artisan
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Vejigante Carnival Character
Paper Mache Masks and the Vejigante:
What is the Vejigante? The vejigante (vey-hee-GANT-eh)is a mischievous character that stars in the Carnivals of
Puerto Rico. Traditionally he wears a papier mache mask and a colorful robe. Masks of Ponce, in addition to being
very well crafted, are some of the most wildly artistic masks in the world. Read more about the Vejigante! Few of the
full-sized masks can be found outside of Puerto Rico. The process of mask making and the history of thevejigante
can be a fun cultural activity . In a classroom setting or at home, the art of papier mache can be taught to people of
all ages. Read more about classroom activities for carnival and cultural learning about Puerto Rico!
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an additional fee.
Puerto Rico Masks was founded from the desire to maintain cultural traditions and share Puerto Rican
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