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Βρέθηκαν τα τάματα αξίας 11.000 ευρώ που είχαν κλαπεί από το εκκλησάκι της Αγίας Παρασκευής

Βρέθηκαν τα τάματα αξίας 11.000 ευρώ που είχαν κλαπεί από το εκκλησάκι της Αγίας Παρασκευής

Antique Mexican Santos. Not as a necklace, but hung on a wall or in a niche.

Antique Mexican Santos - Bing Images Santos figure carrying the necklace of votive wishes

Milagros means "miracles". These traditional metal charms are used to help that saint perform a miracle (hence the word "milagro"). There is supposedly a milagro for virtually every animal, every organ and every imaginable malady. I was smitten by the metalwork and repousse. This was a stealth shot. I got quite sneaky with my little spy camera.

Milagros, metal charms to beseech saints for healing of the pictured body part or animal. Santa Fe, by Deva Luna

Milagros ~"little miracles". These charms have been used for centuries in churches for the faithful to request miracles. The flaming heart is a symbol for expressing love & passion.  Non-religious use of the milagros include giving them as gifts to loved ones, decorative uses, ornaments & keepsakes. #kiwibemine #pinittowinit

Milagros ~"little miracles". These charms have been used for centuries in churches for the faithful to request miracles. The flaming heart is a symbol for expressing love & passion.

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Milagros,the word for "miracles" in Spanish—are traditional folk charms used as healing and votive offerings in Latin America and European countries such as Spain and Portugal.

Milagros - Milagros are folk charms that can be offered to 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. Milagros are also carried for protection and good luck.

Milagros are folk charms that can be offered to a saint as a reminder of a petitioner's particular need, or in gratitude for a prayer answered. Milagros are also carried for protection and good luck.

A stunning wall of #milagros, can't you just see one of #Litany's #redgarnet necklaces hanging among them? So inspired by the rich reds and play of warm bronze tones!

Cathy Dorris Studios: World Milagros or Ex Votos - Milagros are religious folk art charms. They are found in countries throughout the world.

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