Perfect for Fauns, Satyrs, Gelflings, Space Jungle Cats, or Centaurs.
Aradani Studios elf ears are considered by many as the best costume prosthetics in the world. These are hand-crafted in our home studio by the artists of Aradani with attention to detail and quality.
Not only do we hand make and inspect each set of ears, we try to use the highest quality materials we can find. Often on the road we are told our ears last for years of use, with some people coming back with the same ears after 6-7 years of wearing them! You can attach these ears with spirit gum or liquid latex (personally we recommend spirit gum). The seam lines can be blended with latex or hidden with the use of an ear cuff as shown in the picture.
Size: 3 1/2" from the inner-curve to tip. (adds approx. 2 1/2" to the length of your ears)
Recommended Age: 5 and up.
Made of Costume Grade Latex and powdered with Hypoallergenic Baby Powder
Different Make-up Colors Available. Please note there are additional wait times for coloured ears.
Design: Paul and Michael Bielaczyc
These are handcrafted in our home studio, by the artists of Aradani, with attention to detail and quality.
Aradani Studios was founded in 2002 by the Bielaczyc siblings, Michael, Paul and Sara. Their original intention was to work at the Tennessee Renaissance Festival as a part-time endeavor, a way for them to spend time together and have some fun selling artwork. So many people were interested in Paul's elven costume, particularly the pointed ears, that the they decided that they would add elf ears to the business. The following weekend, the Bielaczyc's began what Aradani Studios is best known for: hand-painting elf ears to blend in naturally with people's skin tone.
What began as a once a year activity for the brothers expanded in 2003 to include three Renaissance festivals and multiple conventions around the country. During this time, Aradani Studios carried a variety of other brands, but didn't manufacture any of their own products. However, with customers requesting custom prosthetics at every show, they decided it was time to expand.
Starting early in 2005, they began sculpting and producing their own line of prosthetics, by 2007, over 90% of the products they sold were created in house, made and manufactured in Nashville, Tennessee. Customers all over the world have enjoyed Aradani elf ears and masks.
Aside from latex prosthetics and jewelry, Michael and Paul Bielaczyc are acclaimed fantasy artists, winning awards all over the country and working for companies such as Dragonlance and Apex Digest. Their work can be seen in shows across the Southeast and various publications.
About Aradani's business practices:
We strive to bring the best quality costuming to our customers. We also try our best to have most things made in the United States (or if possible in fair trade commerce). 80% of our products are made in the U.S. , and 100% of the products we make are designed, built and manufactured here in the U.S.A. by workers who are paid a fair wage.
To apply: Clean skin with a non-greasy astringent and dry. Position the prosthetic over your ear and determine proper placement. Apply a thin layer of adhesive to the underside of the prosthetic piece and to the skin where the piece will be adhered. After the adhesive has dried, press the piece down firmly, especially around the edges.
Makeup application: After your prosthesis is firmly adhered, you can apply a sealer such as PAX paint or prosaide to the piece and a little over the surrounding skin, then powder. You may then apply a makeup to blend, or skip the sealer and use rubber mask greasepaint to cover the piece and blend.
Removal: Using a Q-tip, apply a small amount of remover along the edge of the piece. Slowly lift an edge and start applying remover underneath the piece. Keep working it under until the entire piece is free.
Storage: After the piece has dried completely, powder the underside of the prosthetic where the adhesive was. Seal in a plastic bag and store in a cool, dry area out of direct sunlight.
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