Tin Hanging Niche/Glass Mexican Folk Art Handmade Religion "Saint Martin" #2

$ 34.99
  • Hand Made Niche.
  • Height- 9 1/2"
  • Wide- 5 3/4"
  • Deep- 1"

  • This beautiful tin Nicho/Niche from Oaxaca was made by Mexican artisans.

  • The tin is hand hammered and hand painted. The niche's door can be opened.
  • This lovely niche holds a beautiful photo of the "Saint Martin".

  • A Christian saint who founded the first monasteries in France, Saint Martin enrolled in the Roman army before joining the Roman Catholic Church.
  • According to legend, he once came upon a poor man on the road, shivering in the cold, and cut in half his military cloak to share it with him. That night Christ appeared to him in a dream wearing the piece of cloak he had given away.

  • These are skilled artisans whose families have worked together for generations.

  • What a wonderful addition to any home or as a gift to someone special.

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