Sugar Skull Bride Groom Day of the Dead Wedding Cake Topper Statue 4H -
Celebrate your wedding or special occasion with this Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) sugar skull wedding figurine pair of groom and bride.
This hand painted figurine of Groom and Bride is made from resin after the sugar skull tradition and measures 4 in H x 3.75 in W x 2.25 in D. PN 8041
The Day of the Dead celebration dates back over 3,000 years and its purpose was to honor the spirits of the deceased. The tradition originates back from ancient Aztec ceremonies which is why the skull representing life and rebirth played an important role in the ritual . When the Spaniards reached Mexico they found the tradition to be barbaric and pagan. In their attempt to convert the natives into Catholics they moved the ritual to coincide with All Saint's Day. November 1st and 2nd.
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