Beautiful Silver Blessings

The use of votive offerings was customary in the ancient world. The Spanish brought their milagros, or miracles, to the New World for protection. Milagros are religious folk charms found in many areas of Latin America and Southern United States. They are used by people to ask for help or protection. Each Milagro is specially made for a unique purpose so there are a variety of shapes, representing body parts, animals and other objects. Shop the collection online or in store at the Lynn Godfrey Brown Shop at the Museum of International Folk Art. Members save 10%, and Circles save 15% on purchases.



This article and image are from Member E-News July 2022.