The Comedy & Tragedy Masks Have Symbolized The Theater For Decades And Originate From Greek Theater. Actors Wore Masks With Exaggerated Expressions So People Sitting Far Off Could See The Character S Emotions. The Masks Also Allowed Actors To Play Multiple Characters. Masks Were Designed With Enlarged Mouths So Actors Could Easily Talk And Project Their Voices.
Hand crafted in age-old tradition using techniques that originated in the 1800's
Molten glass is mouth-blown into finely carved molds made exclusively for Old World Christmas
Ornaments are all hand-painted and glittered in a series of labor-intensive steps to achieve the beautiful creations