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Venetian masks for women are best known for their style statement that has unique suave and elegance. Although these masks are popular today during carnival celebration all around the world; traditionally these originated as a part of a custom in ancient Rome, where these masks were used to protect the identities of the wearer.

Masquerade ball parties have come to become somewhat of a trend among people from all the age groups. Masquerade themed Graduation parties, weddings or even housewarming ceremonies make for exciting occasions.

Masquerade masks for women especially exist in a number of shapes, types and styles. These are beautifully created and can be perfectly worn at a masked ball to bring a touch of glamour and mystery.

With a number of options to choose from, here are some exclusive mask styles and designs you can consider for your next theme party –

  1. The Columbiana:

    These are Masquerade masks for women that cover only the eyes, nose and upper cheeks. These half-masks are specially made for masquerade balls and are often adorned with crystals, gold, silver and feathers. You can hold it in front of your face with the help of a stick or tie them up with a ribbon.

  2. The Harlequin:

    The peculiarities of these masks come in the form of a large, hooked nose. These masks also come with a unique black and white checked diamonds and distinctly painted lips.

  3. The Medico Della Paste:

    These are classic full face Venetian masks for women that represent the comic and tragic faces of the arts. The Medico Della Paste masks are so popular that one can recognize then instinctively.

  4. The Jolly Venetian:

    This mask is typical for its floppy six pointed hat. Another distinctive feature of the Jolly is its constant smiling demeanor. These Jolly Venetian masks are decorated with a headdress and at other times a cloak or bib of curlicues, often having bells hanging on the tips know as cap ‘n’ bells.

  5. The Cat:

    As the name says it all, these masks look a lot like a cat. Also known as the Gatto mask, it is shaped like a cat with pointy ears, narrow eyes and a button nose. These masks are perfect for parties and are quite effective in hiding one’s identity.

Choosing the correct style of masks for women is important as it is important that you selection suits your personality and that you can also be the centre of attention. Also, make it a point to select a piece that goes with your facial structure best. This way you will be sure to make heads turn the next time you are at a masquerade party, Halloween party, wedding celebration or a fancy red carpet event!

by Marina Chernyak

 

 

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