This hand carved cross will be the center of attention in your home. The Gilded walll hanging cross is hand carved from Avocado wood, and is available in 3 sizes. The ornately hand carved budded tips give this design an old-world / vintage type character. Each budded tip is painted with a gold enamel and finished with a varnish rub. The simple body of the cross is painted in red and also finished with a varnish coating. The small Gilded cross is embellished with 20 to 30 authentic Milagro charms.
About our Milagros Collection.
Artifacts hand carved by artisans, from sacred hearts & crosses to Santos sculptures & mini Treasure Chests. Each unique design is hand carved from Avocado wood, & hand painted in rich colors. Authentic Milagro charms are hand hammered onto each carving in specific patterns. This Milagros Carving will not only add a touch of cultural beauty to your home it will also inspire creativity in your life. These small metal medallions called "Milagros" are fastened to the front of the cross by hand and hammer. This carving and all other designs part of the Milagros Collection are 100% handmade both the amount and types of Milagro charms found on each carved cross will vary from piece to piece.
About these miracle charms | Miˈlaɡɾo
The english word literally meaning “Miracle”, these small charm are thought to have originated with the ancient Iberians who inhabited the coastal regions of Spain 2000 - 3000 B.C.. These mini metal medallions are made in endless shapes and sizes, each figure has a different meaning. For century’s though-out Latin America people of faith have used Milagros as votive offerings to mend or heal one's ailments or pray for "assistance" with other difficulties in their daily lives.
Gilded Milagros Cross | Small
- Product Code: MG-b6-01
- Availability: In Stock