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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 and favorite foods.
A common symbol of the Day of the Dead holiday is the skull and the Catrina, a beautiful female skeleton dressed in a flamboyant hat befitting the upper classes. 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.
Present a hand painted, ceramic Day of the Dead Skull with happy skeletons celebrating with friends. The skulls are individually painted by hand and each comes with its own Day of the Dead design. They are similar and coordinate well together but are also unique.
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 4 by 3 by 3 inches. One fairly traded, ceramic Mexican Day of the Dead Skull. Photo show a few of the different skull designs. Assorted. Signed by Mexican artist, Rofina.