La Catrina Skull Charm Xinar.com
Xinar’s silver La Catrina charm is a stunning piece of Halloween history and will transform any jewelry creation from good to best. As the forever icon of the Day of the Dead feast in Latin America, La Catrina has also become synonymous with Halloween figures in American culture. La Catrina is a burning figure in cultural memory and is comparable to Dracula and the Wolf-Man in terms of historical significance.
During the Day of the Dead celebrations around Latin America, a recognizable visage may be seen everywhere on the streets. The makeup on children’s faces, the extravagant attire of the adults, the joyful ‘bread of the dead,’ and every shop display selling mementos and badges of this singularly atmospheric celebration all have a face that contrasts the vile and the exquisite.
This visage has a distinct visual style: it’s a skull wearing a heavily embroidered bonnet adorned with blossoms. This is La Calavera Catrina, or simply La Catrina, which means “beautiful skull.” And, although celebratory it may look on the surface, La Catrina’s presence across Mexico’s Day of the Dead mythos is a much more profound message about death, inevitability, and socioeconomic class inequalities.
• METAL PURITY – 925 Silver Charm
• SIZE – 5/8″ x 3/4″
. WEIGHT – 2.0 grams
• STYLE – 3-D
• METAL – Nickel & Lead-Free
• Attachment – Jump Ring Attached
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