Milagros, the charms that make up this unique necklace, are small metal religious charms found in many areas of Latin America, especially Mexico and Peru. The word “Milagro” means “miracle” and each charm holds a specific meaning or blessing with a variety of shapes, representing body parts, animals, and other objects. This necklace is comprised of pieces from different times and places. The chain is mid 20th century American and the charms are early 20th century Mexican.
Material: low grade silver
Measurements: 15" inter. circ. pendants 2.5" L X 2" W
Age: Early-Mid 20th century