Japanese Demon Oni Mask Necklace
We are excited to introduce our Japanese Demon Oni Mask pendant.
This piece, as all of Lunar Opus' pieces, was hand carved in wax. The casting is 100% lead free pewter and comes with an antique brushed finish.
A brief description from Wikipedia explains the symbolism behind this 'chunky' and well crafted piece of jewelry.
"In more recent times, oni have lost some of their original wickedness and sometimes take on a more protective function. Men in oni costumes often lead Japanese parades to ward off any bad luck, for example. Japanese buildings sometimes include oni-faced roof tiles called onigawara (鬼瓦), which are thought to ward away bad luck, much as gargoyles in Western tradition."
To purchase this piece and others, please visit our Big Cartel and Etsy shops.