Handmade Dia De Los Muertos Pendant

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Everyone who knows me, knows I love Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)  which is traditionally celebrated (on November 1st and 2nd) in many Latin Countries to honor and celebrate the lives of relatives and ancestors who have passed on from this earth.

This Clay Pendant is something new that I have been working on. I’m not entirely sure I am pleased with the outcome (which naturally means I will end up making many more of these until I am satisfied).

Its made of Natural Terra Cotta Colored Clay (not Polymer Clay), hand stamped and detailed using powdered Pigments and sealed.

Id love to hear any feedback you may have. 🙂

Fun Day of the Dead Activities (Dia De Los Muertos)

Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a celebration and rememberance of the lives of those who have passed on. It is celebrated November 1st and 2nd.

Click HERE to learn more about Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

I love Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). I mean, absolutely LOVE IT! So naturally, fun crafts and activities are always a bonus!
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Day of the Dead Calavera Mask -Really cute and colorful

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Printable Jar and Candle Wraps – I have loads of Mason Jars and that I am definitely planning to do this with.

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Dia De Los Muertos Coloring Sheets

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Day of the Dead Sun Catchers – Another cute idea. I haven’t done this one yet, but there are a bunch of variations you could do with this. You can cut the skull out of Cardboard/Cardstock and use tissue paper
on the backside if you have smaller kids working on this project.

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Dia De Los Muertos Paper Box – This one is a really cute craft project. My daughter (12 yrs old) made a hand full of these for Halloween last year and gave them out to her friends with candy inside of them. We printed them on Cardstock Paper.

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Dia De Los Muertos Skull Coloring Sheet

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Owl Coloring Sheet

A little background on Owls and Why I included an Owl Set of Coloring Sheets – Not that owls necessarily apply to Dia De Los Muertos but often have tributing factors in many cultures…and I really like owls too.

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Make your own Day of the Dead Stamp using a potato. Use Paint for Ink.

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Paint your own Dia De Los Muertos rocks for your rock garden.

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Make your own Day of the Dead Masquerade Mask out of a paper plate.

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Decorate, Paint and Carve your uncut leftover Halloween Pumpkin into a super neat Dia De Los Muertos decoration.

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Great Project for a wire art enthusiast. These would make really neat necklaces if they had ribbon attached.

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Make Clay ornaments, use a paper clip to install a hook in the clay. Follow directions on your clay for hardening it. Decorate and display them.

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Give old flower pots a fresh new look with some paints!