Santa Muerte. Holy Death.
Skeletal figure, dressed in a robe, holding the world in one hand and a scythe in the other.
She is known as Santa Muerte - Saint Death or Holy Death - and her following is growing in all the world, w chapels have sprung up over the last four years to honor her.
This statue of Santa Muerte (Holy Death) measures 12" Tall.
The robe is the luxe, special fabric, Cuarzos (quartz), red bean, 3 flowers and coins
7 COLORES Representa la: Abundancia, El amor, Amor pasional y familiar. Salud para los enfermos
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Others claim she is the Grim Reaper, and they pray she will bring death to their enemies. Still others ask her for protection "even as they do harm to others," Devotion to death is rooted in prehistoric indigenous cultures. The Aztecs had a death goddess named Mictlantecuhtli, and practiced human sacrifices to feed the gods. "It is difficult to know when exactly the Santa Muerte cult began," Which also holds an altar with a dozen figures of Santa Muerte in robes of white, gold and black. Black stands for a death wish or for bringing harm to an enemy. White is for protection, and gold is for money. Red, another color associated with Santa Muerte, represents passion. She holds... read more