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Journal Entry: Sun Oct 5, 2014, 9:24 PM

~**~ SALE! ~**~

I'm running a sale right now at my Zibbet store so head on over for a discount on all masks. The link -


October already! My favorite time of the year. Well, the The Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park in NYC on September 28th was great. Next weekend is:  

~ An Autumn Affair, Oct 11 & 12, Columbus Day Weekend in Windham NY -…


*~*~Kiriban for capturing 38K!! This time around I'm offering points!  Screen capture either 38,000 pageviews here on dA or be the 50th person to Like my Facebook business page (link above) and I'll give you 400 dA points. You need to send me a note with the screen capture to get the points. Good luck!*~*~*


CUSTOM ORDERS:  My available inventory of masks and ornaments can be found here:…;  or here:  If you can't find what you need there contact me for custom work. I'm taking mask orders now but will not be doing ornaments until next month.

Custom Order Price List:

- Brocade masks: $36-$45, dependent on the cost of the embellishments.
- I can create a less expensive brocade mask for $20 each. It will not have a felt back, layered trims or a handmade fascinator. Contact me for a sample picture.

- Mulberry paper/flower masks, $35 - 37
- Handmade papier mache imp, goblin or bird/feather masks: $60-75 depending on complexity.

- Leather and lace or brocade eye mask - $34 to 40
- Victorian Ornaments: $17.50, multiples - $17 each


FaceBook business page:…;

Please take a second to like It would be greatly appreciated!



Sanitizing Feathers

When researching the proper way to sanitize bird feathers I came upon a lot of information - some of it good, some of it not so good and some of it just plain confusing. I have summarized the most useful info here in a blog on the subject:…



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Eight Owls by DaraGallery
Eight Owls
White Brocade and Leather Owl Masquerade Masks. Custom Order. Like them? See my Journal for Custom Order details.
Venetian Style  Owl Masquerade Masks by DaraGallery
Venetian Style Owl Masquerade Masks
Prototype for custom order for individuals going to an animal rescue ball next month They're brocade over leather. I'm not sure about the black on the male mask. 
How still must I sit  
to contain the chaos.

How small must I breathe
to not wish you dead.

We do not live a life
of quiet desperation.

Only sawing sorrow
and creeping dread.
How Still (Song)
I had a Good Day at my last vending event a few weeks back ... and then I unpacked all my remaining items at an event this weekend ... to find a Dark Fairy mask missing. That's NYC for you.

Help! I'm thinking of renaming my dA site & online venues (Etsy, Goodsmith', etc). Which name do you like best? 

10 deviants said Rose Mountain Studio
7 deviants said DaraGallery
6 deviants said Modern Maskology
5 deviants said Dara Trahan Studio



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TheDreamsOfTheAges Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014
Thank you for the +fav  on 'Beast of the Apocalypse'. :)
Guericke Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
Thank you for the faves very much)
PS Great masks!
snazzie-designz Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014   General Artist
Thanks for the fave :iconcheerplz: Have a Llama :iconllamajumpplz:
LaughinAnnie Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
Thank you for the fave on my journal entry. It is very much appreciated! :) :heart:
Lust0fADeeperPain Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
Thank You Fluttering Heart by smault23  For the fave Dara ....appreciate it
MyrilJewels Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter

Thanks for the fav! Hope you'll appreciate more of works in the future!  
Here is my facebook page with all my Jewels and Gothic accessories:

MyVersionofArt Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :devwatch:
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.....:iconthanksforthefavplz:SS :rose: :love:
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Roses and Heart by KmyGraphicThank you very much for joining :iconlegitimate-premades:  Fella Heart Kiss (Love) by Ehsan-m
MyVersionofArt Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the :+fav:!
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