Ladies and Gents! May I present to you my fine collection of masks and odd gadgets from the past, present and future! Today, I'd like to focus one of my favorite masks. This well known mask was made popular during the medieval ages. The mask made was called the Plague Doctor's Mask which was given to the physicians at the time to protect them from the Bubonic Plague that took many lives. What I have made today is my version of the Plague Doctor's mask re-imagined to fit the steampunk, cyber apocalyptic world! Be the first to get this before X-Mas! This mask will be the best unique gift to yourself or someone very special.
Why is this mask this price? Well, let me tell you..it's not as easy as it looks. Each mask takes 2+ hours to complete. The mask is made out of leather, industrial grade rubber and hard plastic. The tinted lenses are made from real glass. All hand crafted and painted with 5-6 individual layers of paint by yours truly making each and every mask unique from one another. I sew, cut and assemble all hardware by hand. All pledges also includes shipping cost (with the exception of additional mandatory postage to ship internationally). The time and materials alone cost more than what I offer it for. Why? because I love it, simply put. I love what I do and I want to make more masks and other oddities :) Right now, what I have here is a prototype. The mask is about 90% done. It needs a bit more adjusting to get all the materials securely in place then we are ready to gear up!
My goal is to make quality masks at an affordable price. Let's face it, most leather and resin made masks can go up to the $1000s even millions if it was made in the middle ages! Most of us can only imagine what it feels like to own one. My dream is to bring these designs to life with my own twist and at an economical cost for everyone.
Dr. Sharp's Rustic Metal Finished Plague Mask ($70 Pledge)
Check out my site for different types of Goggles www.drsharpsteampunk.com
Dr. Sharp's Goggles ($16 and above pledge amount). Check out some sample pictures below! or at my site www.drsharpsteampunk.com
Black Metal Water Rust
Raven Matte Black
More variety here: www.drsharpsteampunk.com
Canadian or International backers: Please make sure you've added/included shipping fees in your pledge total.
Here are step by step instructions on how to add shipping fee for Canadian and International backers:
1. Login to your Kickstarter account. On Dr. Sharp's Plague Mask's page, click on "Manage Your Pledge".
2. Type the TOTAL pledge amount (including Shipping Fee) in first box. Please double check that the appropriate shipping fee has been included or your pledge will be the tier below.
3. Click Continue and Confirm your pledge in the pop-up window.
4. From here sign into your Amazon account and continue exactly as you did when making your original pledge.
5. And PRESTO! You are a backer! Thank you for your support!!
*NOTE* I don't ship to Asia or Mexico due to custom regulations.
If you have any questions, please email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
I was born to a family of Artists. My dad was a painter and my mom was a ceramist. All of the toys I ever had as a child were either entirely made by my Dad, Mom or with my own two hands. There's nothing more enjoyable than puzzling pieces together and making unique thingamajigs out of it! This love for building and creating carried into my adulthood. For over 10 years, I've worked in the entertainment industry doing everything from production work to now directing. My passion has always been in costume fabrication. Last year, I started a small business called Dr. Sharp's Steampunk Gear www.drsharpsteampunk.com to show some of my work and have maintained a 5 star rating all over the world :) Here's what some of my customers have said about my products,
"This Is probably the coolest thing I have gotten off of etsy in a long time. I absolutely love it! It helps me be super quiet and scare my friends in the dark when they don't know where the lights are coming from." Jordyn I.
"Absolutely love it. It's perfect for my Steampunk Robot costume I'm making. Fast ship too. A++++++" Lauri J.
"Exceeded expectations and lovin' it" Ramsey W.
These are just a few of the feedback I have received within the past year. I have a lot of ideas I want to bring to life! and hope to turn my dreams into reality!
This version of the Dr. Sharp's Plague mask will be exclusive to my brand only. Which means you will own a uniquely designed mask not seen anywhere else in the world!
This item is Copyright © 2013 and belongs solely to Dr. Sharp's Steampunk Gear. The content herein, including but not limited to, all intellectual property, designs, and the selection and placement of materials in such designs, copy, text, photography, listing format and content is the sole and exclusive right of Dr. Sharp's Steampunk Gear and its subsidiaries. Any attempt to copy or reproduce any of such designs, copy, text or content, by any means, electronic, manually, visually or otherwise is prohibited by law and all infringements, intentional or otherwise, shall be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
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I reserve the right to refuse pledges that I deem unsafe to proceed with.
Risks and challenges
I hold very high standards to my work and take into consideration to every detail. The idea is to have all masks shipped out before Christmas which will depend on how many backers I have, but I'm fully prepared for the challenge. I will keep everyone updated with the latest progress!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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