Milagros Guadalupe with Halo
Virgin de Guadalupe, Blessed Virgin Mary, is an important symbol of Mexican faith. She is honored every December 12th with a religious feast day "Dia de la Virgin de Guadalupe". The celebration commemorates her appearance to a peasant, Juan Diego. Our Mexican Milagros Folk Art Virgin de Guadalupe is decorated with traditional silver colored Milagros. Each piece is unique, spiritual and very special. This particular Guadalupe is surrounded by a stunning halo and is an impressive size. Beautifully crafted in Morelia, Mexico. Simply Lovely!
These Mexican handicrafts are made on pieces of wood decorated with metal figures know as "Milagros". This is an old religious tradition, giving thanks for the gifts of the heavens. This craft is represented as Mexican Folk Art. Irregularity in color and shape are characteristics of this craft.
The figurine shown, will be the actual piece shipped. Each piece is unique and will have some imperfections, as is normal.
11.75 Inches Tall
6.50 Inches Wide
2.25 Inches Deep
Due to the nature of hand crafting, each piece of art is unique and beautiful, variations and imperfections are to be expected and are normal. This only adds to the uniqueness of each piece, each piece is a individual work of art.
Here we are in Mexico at one of our favorite restaurants! Photo is not too great, but the treasures we bring back from Mexico are! We hope you enjoy looking and let us know if you have any questions. Happy Browsing!
Agapios and Susan