Painted Wood Hand with Milagros from San Miguel de Allende, Mexico - Tan

Mexico
$24.00
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This wooden hand is painted with hearts and floral designs. It has a milagro on each finger, a heart milagro in the center and two additional milagros on the bottom. wooden hand is covered in Milagros. Hands symbolize comfort, creation, strength, friendship. Milagro is the Spanish word for miracle and each charm represents wishes, prayers and thanks.

• Size: 4.25" at the widest x 6.5" high x 3/4" deep
• Material: Wood, Metal
• Main Colors: Tan, Purple, Red, Orange, Greens, Silver/Gold-tone
• Details: Milagros on Front, Hole on Back for Hanging
• Origin: San Miquel de Allende, Mexico
• Variation: You will receive this exact hand in photo, colors may vary per computer
• Packaging: Story Card and Gift Box

More About Milagros
Milagros, or tiny miracles, are small religious charms that have been used in Mexico and other areas of Latin America for hundreds of years to petition saints for guidance, help and protection. They are also used in Europe, where they are often referred to as Exvotos (Offerings).

Milagros can represent specific objects, people, body parts, animals. Milagros derive their meanings in several ways. They each have a literal and a symbolic meaning. For instance, an eye milagro might mean protection and health of the eyes or to grant insight and focus. Milagros also gain meaning through the users intentions. Your thoughts, your hopes and desires attach themselves to the milagro, making it a tool for your intention to be carried.

These charms are used many ways. They are pinned to altars and statues of saints, or carried in order to cure a physical ailment, ward off evil, or bring about a change of fortune. Milagro are used outside of the traditional religious realm in art, jewelry, craft projects and healing treatments.