There are few pieces that will captivate you like those found in our Milagros Collection. In particular the Illuminated Cross is piece that will capture your attention time and again. More than just a cross or an accessory this handmade artifact captures the essence of vintage era art from Mexico. Hand carved by skilled artisans from Avocado wood, each cross is equipped to hang on the wall. The Illuminated Cross gets it's name from the fiery hand carved tips, each flamed tip is hand-painted with a mixture of colors starting with a fiery red then fading to an orange, then yellow. The small Illuminated cross is embellished with 20 to 30 authentic Milagro charms. These small metal medallions 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 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.
Illuminated Milagros Cross | Small
- Product Code: MG-h5-01
- Availability: In Stock