Costa Rica Travel Log

9/17/2018 11:11 AM

organic cotton finger puppets

Follow along with Don and Alessandra's trip to visit with the Boruca Mask artists in Costa Rica. Come back fo updates throughout the journey.

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Boruca's Mask Making Tradition

2/13/2018 1:23 PM

Boruca Mask History

Boruca's mask tradition started in the 1500s when they used masks depicting animals or nature spirits were used to scare the Spanish, who then called the natives “diablitos” or little devils.

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2018 Boruca Mask Show

2/1/2018 12:09 PM

2018 Boruca Mask Show

The 14th annual Borucan mask show at Sarasota's Marie Selby Botanical Gardens concluded last week. This is the second year that Lucuma Designs has taken part in this exclusive annual gallery show for the Borucan Masks. The show featured more than 300 hand carved and painted art pieces created by a group of 19 artists from Boruca, Costa Rica.

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Boruca Mask Show

2/2/2017 12:08 PM

Boruca Mask Show

Lucuma has developed a new relationship with a group of top artists from the Boruca tribe of Costa Rica. Their vibrant balsa wood sculptures blend ancestral traditions and ecological sensibility with a modern twist. These hand crafted works of art were recently on display at our local Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

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