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Terre Haute, Indiana Since 1994

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La Santisima Muerte / Day of the Dead



Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. The celebration takes place on October 31, November 1 and November 2, in connection with the Christian triduum of Hallowmas: All Hallows' Eve, All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day. Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars called ofrendas, honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed and visiting graves with these as gifts. They also leave possessions of the deceased.




Santa Muerte - Saint Death, also known as La Santísima Muerte (Holy Death), is a religious figure who receives prayers for love, luck, jobs, good fortune, money and protection.

Saint Death is often depicted as a female figure. Many of her devotees see her as a variation on a theme of the Virgin Mary. This of course is unacceptable to the Catholic Church as when it comes to the mother of Jesus, there is for them no room for variations on a theme.
Santisima Muerte is a skeletal figure, (Often mistaken for the Grim Reaper), dressed in a robe, holding the world in one hand and a scythe in the other.
Offerings to Saint Death include roses and tequila. Public shrines to Saint Death are adorned with red roses, cigars, and bottles of tequila, and Saint Death candles burn in her honor.

Over 12" Tall.          
Each statue is holding a scythe and a crystal ball which represents the Earth. Made of resin.
White Santa Muerte statue:
 Represents purification and defense against negative energy, peace in the home, healing rituals, good luck, blessings and related works.
Green Santa Muerte statue:
 Green is the color used to help people with legal problems or matters of justice.
Purple Santa Muerte statue:
 The color purple is purported to bring health.


Skulls

Skulls as a Day of the Dead icon illustrates the belief in the existence of an afterlife. Today, skulls symbolize both death and rebirth. Day of the Dead skulls are placed on altars as well as on colorfully designed t-shirts, jewelry, candy, tattoos and artwork. People paint their faces to resemble skulls, some with black and white paint, others with brilliant, vivid colors.


Glass Skull Candle Holder

Small Skull

Tiger's Eye Semi-Precious Gemstone Skull

Clear Crystal Quartz Semi-Precious Gemstone Skull


Candles



Black Skull Candle

Holy Death Candle

Green Skull Candle


Jewelry



Skull & Celtic Cross Necklace

Coffin Necklace

Bone - Skull Prayer Beads (Mala Beads)

Woven Cord Skull Necklace

Saint Death and Skull Necklace



Santa Muerte Oil Warmer

Saint Death Wine Bottle and Wine Glass Holder


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