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Ceramics from yesteryear
The Virgen de Guadalupe, milagros, sacred hearts and images are all artistic motifs used in Mexican folk art in every state in Mexico.
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One of a kind tin folk art portavelas or candleholders, handmade by a tin artisan in Mexico City. Each one is unique, decorated with a saint or the Virgen de Guadalupe and topped off with lots of glitter and colorful painted edges. It holds a small votive candle at the bottom. There is a strong hook for hanging on the wall.
Three available, as in the photos.
state of origin: Estado de Mexicodimensions: approx 9.5" long by 5" wide