Papier-mâché Venetian masks
The colors of Venice are not only the iridescent ones of Murano glass, in its thousand realizations
handcrafted (from chandeliers to mirrors, from earrings to necklaces…) all strictly made in Italy and handmade.
Venice is also the colors of the Carnival, with the magic of the mysterious looks behind the typical Venetian masks.
The Alvise Giustinian Venetian handicraft shop, in the centre of Florence a few steps from Santa Croce, offers tourists and customers passionate about Made in Italy crafts also a large collection of Venetian masks.
All hand-made venetian masks, embellished with real ostrich feathers, or painted with gold leaf…Venetian masks are typical of the Carnival tradition, such as the doctor of the plague or long-nosed masks (the “big noses”), but may not miss the classic Joker mask of the cards: at our Murano glass store in Florence you will find a wide selection of hand-made papier-mâché venetian masks for a gift or for a sophisticated touch of furniture to your home.