The wearing of masks has been a powerful symbol throughout traditional cultures, of the ability of humans to get in touch with fantasy and no limitation .
Face-painting as skulls is a chance to overcome fear of death .
People in Mexico wear traditional skull masks, and the tradition of painting faces to look like a skull has grown up as a variation to this unique folk-art.
All the mask are unique pieces made in paper mache , hand painted and some ornaments added.
Every piece has a name in " NAHUATL " dialect spoken in Center Mexico by the Mexicas, also known as Aztecs. NAHUATL IS STILL SPOKEN IN SOME AREAS OF MEXICO.
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