A Lesson in Debauchery Part 1

A Lesson in Debauchery Masquerade! Hidden faces on display, oh Masquerade! Hide ones face and the world shall never discover your secrets! Finely hand-crafted and high-quality Venetian Masquerade masks are an example of magnificent and breathtaking works of art. With their array of bright colours, adornment of feathers, crystals and other luxurious materials these beauties [...]

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Why Masquerade masks and parties are all the rage these days
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Why Masquerade masks and parties are all the rage these days

A Brief History Putting on masks and attending masquerade balls is all of the rage nowadays. There’s a lengthy history of putting on masks and it maybe fascinating for you to know exactly how it all began. I hope to provide you with sufficient background info in this write-up ensuring that you’ll understand what started [...]

What are the different kinds of Masquerade masks?
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What are the different kinds of Masquerade masks?

There are a lot of different kinds of masks and new ones being produced every single day, but there are masks that are true works of art that live on forever and really make a party a real masquerade. There are basically three types of masks: Plastic based, Paper Mache and Venetian fabric masks. Masquerade [...]

Why we love to hide behind the Masquerade mask
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Why we love to hide behind the Masquerade mask

For hundreds of years no matter what their social status, whether they were rich or poor, gorgeous or plain, black or white, female or male, party goers have been artfully producing and wearing masks for the masquerade ball. Did you actually ever wonder what the big attraction was with the big question being why do [...]

What is a Masquerade Ball and why wear a Masquerade Mask?
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What is a Masquerade Ball and why wear a Masquerade Mask?

A masquerade ball is basically an occasion/event or party in which those attending appear in costume wearing a mask (Masquerade mask). Often these kinds of social gatherings or carnivals as they were called in the day were a part of 15th century life as elaborate and decadent pageants, or processions celebrating marriage along with other [...]

Is your Prom a Masquerade?
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Is your Prom a Masquerade?

Your prom is coming up and also the theme just happens to be a masquerade and you’re looking for a mask. Where do you look or go to obtain a masquerade mask for your prom and how to make certain that no one else going winds up using the exact same mask as you? These [...]

Differences between Masquerade Ball masks vs Mardi Gras masks
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Differences between Masquerade Ball masks vs Mardi Gras masks

Masquerade ball masks have an extremely interesting history. Masquerade balls began in the 1500’s when royalty decided to celebrate unique or special events such as births, weddings or the like. Initially, they did not even wear costumes, only the masquerade masks, but after a period of time costumes became an important component of the masquerade [...]