Langit Pt. 1: Kalangitan
Langit Pt. 1 is inspired by the Visayan creation myth and the celestial deities of the ancient Visayans. The collection is now completely SOLD OUT! Thank you so much to everyone who shopped Langit, your support means the world!
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Parolito in Crimson
These "parolitos" are the tiniest parols! Beaded with gorgeous jewel tones against a brilliant gold, they are definitely eye-catchers! The beaded tassels are made with tiny 15/0 seed beads, which were extremely tricky to string – I had to be careful to weave them in slowly to make sure I wouldn't break them.
Every Christmas, homes and buildings all over the country are adorned with parols, star-shaped lanterns which represent the Star of Bethlehem that guided the three kings to find the baby Jesus.
The word parol comes from the Spanish farol, which means 'lantern'. During the Spanish colonial period, the lanterns were used to light the way of the nine-day Christmas novena procession. At the time, the parol was a simple rectangular or oblong shape. It wasn't until the American colonial period that it acquired its iconic five-pointed star shape, which inspired this collection.
Size: Drops 5 cm.
Materials: Glass seed beads, waxed thread, gold-tone stainless steel posts and backs. Stainless steel findings make these safe for sensitive ears.
One of a kind. Ready to ship.