An odalan is a yearly festive celebration of the founding of a Hindu temple (pura) that occurs every 210 days which constitutes a year on the Balinese religious calendar. As each village has three kinds of temples, it is nicknamed “The Island of a Thousand Temples” and almost feels like when you are there s at least one odalan happens almost daily in most areas of the island.

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  • Rare Vintage Jauk Mask, Lombok (1320ZAR) $395

    H: 7.5”  W: 5”  D: 3.75” | FREE SHIPPING

    This finely carved vintage jauk mask is the manis (sweet, softer) version of a jauk mask. It and the dance present the gentle traits of a giant having more normal human-like features and a smile, and its white color is usually symbolic of purity. Those colored red or orange represent one easy to anger. Collected in the 1970s in Lombok, this mask is rare as then  Lombok the Balinese community usually did not sell their masks. It has a fine aged patina with expected hairline cracks and frayed eyebrows consistent with its age and use.

  • Vintage Jauk Demon Mask, Bali (1301-16QBE) $110

    H: 7.625″  W: 6.125″  D: 3.375″ | FREE SHIPPING

    Most jauk keras (stong, scary) masks of a giant are often red or orange to reinforce a volatile dance with jerky movements. This jauk manis (good, sweet) mask dance is a more controlled, regulated and enacted with more calm and human movements. Personally collected in Bali in the 1970s, it is in excellent condition with expected minor scratches and paint losses.

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