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South African Masks
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Safari vacations on horseback are common largely because they allow you to obtain closer to the wildlife than you ever before would on motorised vehicles. In contrast to inside a motor vehicle, horses make much less sound and create no unnatural fumes that trigger wildlife to become on guard and conceal absent. Not simply that, the odor of horses also masks the scent of humans, therefore the wildlife is less apt to be shy. Your chances of shifting closer for your quarry is greater- imagine being able to obtain near to the Read the rest of this entry »
African Face Masks
“We found that in the industry a lot of the black history and efforts are either swept under the rug or they’re forgotten—the few efforts that were out there, most folks don’t take the time to write a book– they’re just trying to survive on the racetrack.” – Lenny Miller
In honor of black history month, everyone at Universal Auto Transportation wanted to take a moment to highlight some inspiring black figures in American history who have helped paved the way for all of us—particularly in the transportation industry.
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African Masks Meaning
Of all African masks, those by the Dan people are the most distinguishable and highly sought after, with their minimal but expressively carved features, smooth modulations of facial planes and sleek polished black or dark brown surfaces. Collectors of African art adore the stark corpse-like faces of the Dan masks, which are normally crafted out of hard wood, cloth and cowry shell accents.
The Dan people have inhabited the regions of the Ivory Coast and Liberia since the eighth century B.C. Because they lacked a cohesive central government, identity as a Dan was fostered by a Read the rest of this entry »
African Masks Designs
The following is a general over view of African Masks.
There are still places in Africa where genuine old masks can be bought, generally through dealers. Also watch out for fakes as they do abound. Remember buy things you like as investment can go up as well as down. If you like that carving or mask then the value is not as important.
The African masks of this area are well documented by Ladislas Segy in Masks of Black Africa. Much of the following section on African Masks is influenced by his work. Read the rest of this entry »