This chunky black cross is contemporary in design and fused with authentic cultural artifacts known as Milagros. Crafted by skilled artisans to compliment a variety of decor. Whether displayed standing as a center piece or hung on the wall you will recognize it’s true authenticity and beauty each time you pass by it. The Moderna cross is cut, carved, and sanded by hand from Avocado wood. Unlike most decorative crucifixes the arms of the Moderna Milagro cross are almost proportional in size, the cross's thickness is 2"inches these design features compliments the contemporary design. Authentic Milagro charms cover all sides (except back side). The simple body of the cross is painted in flat black. The Milagro charms are fastened to the cross by hand and hammer.
Dimensions | Milagro Charm Count.
8"h x 8"w x 2"thick | 40 to 50 Milagro Charms.
About our Milagros Collection.
Artifacts hand carved by artisans, from sacred hearts & crosses to Santos sculptures & mini Treasure Chests. Each unique design is hand carved from Avocado wood, & hand painted in rich colors. Authentic Milagro charms are hand hammered onto each carving in specific patterns. This Milagros Carving will not only add a touch of cultural beauty to your home it will also inspire creativity in your life. These small metal medallions called "Milagros" are fastened to the front of the cross by hand and hammer. This carving and all other designs part of the Milagros Collection are 100% handmade both the amount and types of Milagro charms found on each carved cross will vary from piece to piece.
About the miracle charms called Milagros.
The english word literally meaning “Miracle”, these small charm are thought to have originated with the ancient Iberians who inhabited the coastal regions of Spain 2000 - 3000 B.C.. These mini metal medallions are made in endless shapes and sizes, each figure has a different meaning. For century’s though-out Latin America people of faith have used Milagros as votive offerings to mend or heal one's ailments or pray for "assistance" with other difficulties in their daily lives.