How to choose the perfect Venetian mask for your next masquerade ball?

The Venetian mask has evolved in line with the development of Venetian tradition throughout history. The initial clearly documented use of Venetian Masks was during Carnevale (carnival) in 13th century Venice when all inhabitants were required to wear a vulgar mask for fifteen days and try to stop intrigue amongst citizens. The use of Venetian masks has been recorded in celebration rituals and theater points well into the 18th century. Venetian masks have also been used to intimidate rival gangs or to keep their own citizens from recognizing one another...