Khyung

$99.00

Khyung

$99.00

The khyung is a gargoyle bird that represents audacity. The khyung is one of a set of five Bhutanese masks known as The Five Dignitaries. A khyung enters a situation without hope or fear, yet; with warmth. The khyung represents the fire element. The other four masks of the set of The Five Dignitaries include the tiger, the snow lion the dragon, and the horse. The Nga Chham mask is made in Bhutan of Row Shing, a tree found only in the forests of Rolang, Trashigang. Blocks of wood are carefully hollowed out to create the mask. The entire process to make a mask takes eight days. Painting is done on the ninth day. An additional two to three days for masks with horns is required. Made in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. These masks are the perfect addition to a martial arts studio. Height: 5” (head only)

 

The khyung is a gargoyle bird that represents audacity. The khyung is one of a set of five Bhutanese masks known as The Five Dignitaries. A khyung enters a situation without hope or fear, yet; with warmth. The khyung represents the fire element. The other four masks of the set of The Five Dignitaries include the tiger, the snow lion the dragon, and the horse. The Nga Chham mask is made in Bhutan of Row Shing, a tree found only in the forests of Rolang, Trashigang. Blocks of wood are carefully hollowed out to create the mask. The entire process to make a mask takes eight days. Painting is done on the ninth day. An additional two to three days for masks with horns is required. Made in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. These masks are the perfect addition to a martial arts studio. Height: 5” (head only)

 

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The khyung is a gargoyle bird that represents audacity. The khyung is one of a set of five Bhutanese masks known as The Five Dignitaries. A khyung enters a situation without hope or fear, yet; with warmth. The khyung represents the fire element. The other four masks of the set of The Five Dignitaries include the tiger, the snow lion the dragon, and the horse. The Nga Chham mask is made in Bhutan of Row Shing, a tree found only in the forests of Rolang, Trashigang. Blocks of wood are carefully hollowed out to create the mask. The entire process to make a mask takes eight days. Painting is done on the ninth day. An additional two to three days for masks with horns is required. Made in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. These masks are the perfect addition to a martial arts studio. Height: 5” (head only)