Day of the Dead necklace--growing up in AZ and living in NM, Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday that we were always around, as well. Since my toddler is obsessed with anything bones, this necklace gearing up for Nov. 1 was a huge hit! (We made extra salt dough skulls to use as counting/sorting tokens, too)
A very cool calavera... could be an interesting pincushion. So what does calavera mean? Answer: The word calavera is a Spanish word literally translated to mean skull. The term calavera, when used in the context of the Day of the Dead, refers to several hallmark symbols of this celebration.