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Here is something new and spectacular...a limited edition mask: "Great Pewter Dragon".

This is probably my most ambitious mask design to date. Based on Asian dragon motifs, I made this my own creation by using a unique technique of leather sculpting that I have pioneered.

The mask is carved out of several pieces of 8oz leather, three times the thickness of most Venetian-style leather masks. This allows me to carve the leather deeply, but requires me to shape the entire sculpture by hand with no use of molds or armatures.

It is first dyed all black, then painted with colorfast Liquitex acrylics by hand in black. Then, I drybrushed Liquitex acrylic pewter over the scales, and added white tips to the mane. The entire mask is then sealed with an acrylic clear coat for durability. This is designed to be a sturdy, wearable piece of art.

The Great Dragon comes with a leather tab for hanging and black cotton cords with a sliding black plastic cord clasp for comfortable, adjustable wearing. This is a signed, dated original.

Meet the owner of Merimask

Learn more about the shop and process
Andrea Masse-Tognetti

Frequently asked questions about Merimask

Due to demand, the artist can only accept custom orders on a limited basis. Any design created in the past can be re-created (just check out the "sales" section to see masks that have been made). Most orders completed in three to four weeks, except during busy seasons like Halloween, the gift-giving holiday season, and Mardi Gras. Allow extra time for shipping; 2 to 3 days via Domestic USPS...8 to 16 business days for international orders outside the USA.

Please take some time to look through my complete gallery, here: www.merimask.deviantart.com/

All copyrights for conceptual art are retained by Merimask Designs/Andrea Masse-Tognetti.
I shape my masks to fit generically...they fit most adult faces. The mask rests snugly across the forehead, when tied to the face, and rests on the bridge of the nose and cheekbones. In this way, they fit almost anyone. I do not need face measurements from you, and wearers with wider or narrower faces can flex the masks enough to accommodate them easily.
The masks are surface-sealed, so don't use any oils or leather creams because they'll just make it greasy and gummed-up. If it gets dusty or dirty, wiping with a damp cloth is fine. The outside is waterproof but the inside is not sealed and only water-resistant. Felt has been added to the interior pressure points for added comfort.

If your mask gets REALLY soaked somehow (like in a heavy rain or dropped in water) just set the mask propped someplace where it can dry in peace and it will be fine. Don't worry about drying/cracking; I use only the highest quality vegetable tanned leathers. No alcohol has been used in the tanning process so this kind of leather maintains its flexibility for decades.
My masks arrive in new boxes, individually wrapped in plastic bags and padded with tissue paper and any additional packaging that might be needed to assure that there will be no damage during transport. Gift wrapping (bright tissue paper, seals, and any message you might wish to include) is available upon request.

Leave any gift messages in the "message to seller" field when you click to purchase your mask. I'll make sure to print it out and include it, free of charge.

Great Pewter Dragon Mask... original hand made leather dragon mask


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: leather, acrylic paint, cotton cord, cord clasp
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 1594 reviews
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