Graciela Barrios Sacred Heart Milagro Necklace OLD Antique Primitive Golden Milagros 10K Gold Maximilian Coins. COLLECTIBLE OLD ANTIQUE MEXICAN MILAGROS and MAXIMILIAN COIN DEVOTEE NECKLACE! Handmade by the hispanic folk-art artist Graciela Barrios, this original cultural folk-art necklace is one of a kind with many beautiful and unique primitive old antique golden Mexican milagros (miracles) which were previously used in Mexican churches of the past as prayer requests. Complete with many different ex voto milagro charms of saints, animals, misc.
Body parts, crosses of golden brass cast metal. Each charm subject was used for a specific "miracle" needed. A total of 24 antique milagros along with 10 Maximiliano Emperador 1865 10K gold plated coins complete the necklace. The large sacred heart with crosses is the thanks given after the culmination of all prayer requests are honored. Newly made, it has many vintage brass beads, burgundy purple glimmering aurora borealis golden reflective beads and genuine rhodonite stones near the clasp.
Three stranded, the longest strand measures approximately 30 including clasp. A maker's tag marked GB by Graciela ensures authenticity. Ollector gallery quality, this spectacular rare to find milagros necklace is an outstanding example of her work! As part of a religious ritual or an act of devotion, milagros can be offered to a symbol of a saint as a reminder of a petitioner's particular need, or in gratitude for a prayer answered.They are used to assist in focusing attention towards a specific ailment, based on the type of charm used. Milagro symbolism is not universal; a milagro of a body part, such as a leg, might be used as part of a prayer or vow for the improvement of a leg; or it might refer to a concept such as travel. Similarly, a heart might represent ideas as diverse as a heart condition, a romance, or any number of other interpretations. Milagros are also carried for protection and good luck. In addition to religious and ritual applications, milagros are often found as components in necklaces, earrings and other jewelry. The item "Graciela Barrios Sacred Heart Milagro Necklace Antique Milagros & 10K Gold Coins" is in sale since Friday, May 25, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Folk Art". The seller is "fx354me" and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.