Moon & Milk

Las Patronas

Regular price $35.00
  • 925 sterling silver satellite chain necklace with a tiny faceted garnet teardrop available in 4 different colors
  • Stone: Faceted hessonite and vessonite garnet
  • Keywords: Regeneration, vitality, and order
  • Birthstone month: January
  • Finish: Polished or oxidized
  • Nickel free
  • Length: 18 in.
  • Free shipping

In the small town of La Patrona, Veracruz a group of (predominantly) women known as Las Patronas are providing potentially life-saving ‘care packages’ to Central American migrants that pass through the town on their journey to the northern border. Twice daily, they throw packages containing food and water to those  atop the cargo train known as La Bestia (The Beast). This necklace is my tribute to these amazing women whose love has overcome borders.



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