This Day of the Dead Skull - Small Metallic Colored is absolutely exceptional with its carved details. This is a colorful skull that is sure to draw much attention in any home or office space. A Calavera is a representation of a human skull that is used in Mexico to decorate and are often edible for the celebration of Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). These are hand crafted with elaborate details from either sugar or clay. Traditional methods for producing calaveras have been used since the 1630’s. These skulls are created for children and for offerings to be placed on the altars of the dead. This Day of the Dead skull is a guaranteed fit into lots of home décor themes. This skull could also make a great gift for anyone that loves and collects skulls or sugar skulls. It’s made of a cast resin, and its carved details are hand-painted in realistic skull detail.