This double sacred heart gold tin ex-voto is unique and gorgeous. Double Sacred Hearts are rare to find, and this one is particularly usual with it's beautiful antique brass finish. Two flaming hearts connect, each with a punched tin cherub at the base. The cherubs aren't perfect - this piece was created to appear as an antique ex-voto, and it gives the appearance of a worn piece that has been rubbed many times in devotion. Not all ex-votos have words on them, but when they do it is frequently Latin initials, or in representation to Jesus or Mary. This ex-voto says LOVE on it, in punched tin letters tied on with brass wire. It's a perfect "thank you" for your Love Miracle. This would be a great gift for a wedding, anniversary, Valetine, or birth of a child. Three holes are at the top, between the flames, to hang with your own ribbon or cord.
For hundreds of years, ex-votos have been used as a 'thank you note' to God for receipt of a miracle or an answered prayer. In years past, it was common to fill the church with ex-votos during a wedding or other event.
Ex-voto measures 7 1/2 inches tall by 8 inches wide.
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