TentacleStudio

🔴 Premium quality Masks & Costumes. Fast shipping

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Announcement    🔴 Professional, handmade creations, FAST delivery! Most items in stock & ready to ship. Custom orders welcome. Our main website: https://www.tentaclestudio.com Got a question? Get in touch by email, phone or Etsy message. Don't be shy! best wishes, Bev Shalts & Mike Petty.

Carefully designed to be lightweight and comfortable, so you can confidently enjoy your event, without stress.

Our clients are very diverse:
Christian Dior, Cirque du Soleil, The Masked Singer, also professional stylists, theatre, ballet performers and amateur party beasts! Our work has featured in music videos and TV adverts for leading brands, including Peugeot and Sony.

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Last updated on Nov 28, 2021

🔴 Professional, handmade creations, FAST delivery! Most items in stock & ready to ship. Custom orders welcome. Our main website: https://www.tentaclestudio.com Got a question? Get in touch by email, phone or Etsy message. Don't be shy! best wishes, Bev Shalts & Mike Petty.

Carefully designed to be lightweight and comfortable, so you can confidently enjoy your event, without stress.

Our clients are very diverse:
Christian Dior, Cirque du Soleil, The Masked Singer, also professional stylists, theatre, ballet performers and amateur party beasts! Our work has featured in music videos and TV adverts for leading brands, including Peugeot and Sony.

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About TentacleStudio

Sales 609
On Etsy since 2014

We started in professional theatre. Now we ship worldwide, and our clients include Dior, Gaga, and The Masked Singer!

Our main website: https://www.tentaclestudio.com
We are Bev Shalts and Mike Petty. We first met many years ago, whilst creating costumes and props for big West End musicals in London. It was high-stress work: and for 5 years we were creative, problem-solving ninjas who never slept! It was great fun, and we learnt a lot, but eventually the chaos, exhaustion and low budgets started to drive us crazy. Could we create beautiful things, without having to compromise? We wanted to try.

So we quit our theatre jobs, spent every penny we had on fine materials, and threw ourselves into producing our own creations. We sold them whilst travelling around Europe, and quickly made more, relishing the inspiration and new skills we gained along the way.

Fast forward 25 years, and here we are. Over the years, we’ve vastly expanded our range, and our workshop is nestled just outside Amsterdam in the heart of the tulip growing area. We sell our creations worldwide via our own webshop and our Etsy store (where you are now!) and our custom clients include international celebrities, stylists, ad agencies and cultural foundations.

But some things haven’t changed. Everything in Tentacle Studio is still made by hand, by us, and we make sure that you, our customers, get our creations in good time for your deadline. We are still exploring new ideas, and creating unique things that don't exist anywhere else in the world. And we still love to see people have fun and get transformed by our creations!
CONTACT US: If you've got any questions, don't be shy! We're just a phone call or an email away. (Please try to phone during European business hours)
from US / Canada / Australia: 011 31 646480125
from Europe / Worldwide: +31 6 46480125
Our main website: https://www.tentaclestudio.com
or message us via Etsy.
Thanks for visiting our shop!

Shop members

  • Bev Shalts

    Owner, Creator, Phone & Email Advice

    I'm a classically trained tailor, yet I've gone way beyond the original scope of tailoring! I get a real kick out of transforming faux fur and paint into a spark for your imagination. I create wearable, well tailored reality for fantastic people!

  • Mike Petty

    Owner, Creator, Logistics

    A classically trained sculptor, Mike has over 25 years professional experience in sculpture and mask making. Born near Bristol, England, he spent many years working in sunny South of France. He plays blues harmonica, loves good food and books.

  • Tentacle Studio

    Artist's Collective

    Mike and Bev, collectively known as Tentacle Studio, have been creating and selling their work all over the world for the last 25 years. Our workshop is nestled in the heart of Amsterdam's old tulip growing area.

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Last updated on May 11, 2022
Frequently asked questions
How long does shipping take?

Below is a rough guide (for when items are in stock.)
Need it very fast? Message me now and I'll spring into action for you!

STANDARD (free) shipping (approximately):
UK & Europe 4-10 days
USA, Canada, usually about 6-12 days in exceptional circumstances can be up to 3 weeks.
Australia 10-20 days
Rest of World 2-3 weeks

EXPRESS UPS ship*: (available at checkout)
UK & Europe 2 days
USA, Canada 3-4 days
Australia 3-5 days
Rest of world 4-5 days
*Time counted in 'working' days, meaning Monday to Friday only.

All orders - both standard shipping and Express - include insurance and tracking number.

Return Policy

We'll happily replace or refund an item, providing you comply with our refund terms:
1. Contact us within 3 days of delivery.
2. We must receive the item back within 14 days of the delivery date.
3. The item must in an unworn, undamaged condition, and returned to us in the original packing (or similar) via insured shipping. Please don't squash the item into a smaller box, you may permanently damage it.
4. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
5. All shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer and cannot be refunded.
6. Address for Returns
Tentacle Studio
Witteweg 21
1431GZ
Aalsmeer
The Netherlands.

Sizing info

Most of our items are cleverly designed to be adjustable in size, but if you've got a question, just send us an Etsy Convo, an email, or phone us to chat about what you need. We respond swiftly, and we are happy to help!

Gift wrapping and packaging

All items are securely packed to withstand worldwide shipping. If you need gift wrapping or have special instructions, just ask, we are happy to help!