The ear studs "Catrina" mini, translated "little Catrina", are a tribute to the skeleton lady La Catrina, whose characteristic skull framed by flowers has been worked into an elaborate, nickel-free earring made of 925 sterling silver. The colourful skeleton lady La Catrina is known beyond the borders of Mexico as the symbol of the Dia de los Muertos.
The cult around La Catrina has its origin in the time of the Mexican revolution, in the course of which she was used to make fun of the upper class of that time. Even today it still embodies Mexican humour and it is impossible to imagine Mexican culture without it.
Señora Santa and her kind extended family have specialised in the production of elaborate medallions, sound balls and special jewellery to open. Since it takes a great deal of dexterity, precision and experience to make perfectly fitting hinges, small clasps and detailed decorations, there is hardly anyone else in Taxco who makes opening jewellery. Of the family's five children, three are involved in the silver business, each specializing in a slightly different style. Most of the products are made by son Juan Carlos and his wife, and mother Santa sells them at the market.
Our ear nuts are made of surgical steel and are therefore particularly allergy friendly and durable. Each piece of jewellery reaches you in a high-quality jewellery case suitable for storage & with a photo greeting card of your silversmith.
We manufacture your desired variant!
- "pakilia" means giving joy! We are happy to deliver a little present for you - just enter your desired delivery address during the ordering process and have the silver treasure sent directly to the recipient. If you send us a personalized greeting text via the message field, we will enclose this personal message as a handwritten card!
- Surprise the person with double craftsmanship & order a unique, hand-painted jewelry case (see below)!
This beautiful piece of jewellery is a gift?
You would like this piece of jewellery smaller, larger or in another colour? You are looking for ear studs instead of pendants or would like a different clasp? Our artisans will be happy to make this piece of jewellery according to your wishes, starting from an extra charge of 10€. Write your desired modification in the message field during the ordering process - we will get back to you!
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