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The Day of the Dead is celebrated throughout Mexico annually in late October or early November to coincide with the Catholic holiday of All Saints Day. Family and friends gather to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey. People enjoy this public holiday with building private alters, visiting graves and honoring the deceased with sugar skulls, flowers, favorite foods and special Day of the Dead Decorations such as the Mexican Day of the Dead Skull in Color.
The most popular Day of the Dead icons are skulls and skeletons, which pop up everywhere in the days and weeks leading up to the Day of the Dead celebration. These images are seen over and over in Day of the Dead folk art from Mexico such as the many hand-painted ceramics from Topanien Global Gifts. The Mexican Day of the Dead Skull in Color shows a skull in all its glory. Artist Inez, of Taxco, Mexico takes pride in crafting some of the most spectacular skulls available in this small mountain town. Her pieces sell in Mexico City as well as the United States. Topanien Global Gifts has bought from Inez for years and has enjoyed watching her art develop into an exciting and powerful medium.
Enjoy this special piece in your home year round or present to a friend who appreciates the significance of the Day of the Dead Celebration and the phenomenal painting on this Raindrops of Color Day of the Dead Skull.
If giving a Mexican Day of the Dead Decorative Skull to a friend, be sure to request free gift wrapping during your check out.
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Hand painted and finished in Taxco, Mexico. Approximately 5 by 5 inches. One fairly traded, ceramic Mexican Day of the Dead Skull in Color. Signed by Mexican artist, Inez.