Brazilian wish bracelet Bonfim

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Bracelets religious Bahiani multicolors bearing the inscription "Lembrança do senhor do Bonfim". Today, these lucky "fitas" are worn on the wrist as a fashion accessory or at events / parties. Ideal to validate entries or as a welcome gift!

In popular, superstitious and folkloric tradition, the Senhor do Bonfim ribbon is wrapped around the wrist or ankle, and tied with three knots. Each knot is preceded by a request, made mentally, which must be kept secret until the ribbon breaks due to natural wear and tear. It means that wishes or requests have been granted.

These ribbons are in high demand to offer at thematic parties, weddings, and other ceremonies. They are also used as ceiling decorations or hung on walls, chairs, etc. in party rooms or restaurants.

For each color, a signification and a divinity (Orixas) of the Candomblé (the Afro-Brazilian religion founded by the slaves).
Blue - Iemanja, goddess of the sea - Love
Rose - Oba, the god of the winds - Friendship
Yellow - Oxum, goddess of beauty - Success
Green - Oxóssi, god of animals and food - Health
Orange - Inhasa, goddess of wind and fire - Happiness
Violet - Nana Buruku, the wife of Oxala - Spirituality
Red - Exu, the god of ways - Passion
White - Oxala, the oldest god who gave life to men - Peace

Tradition: Attach the bracelet to the wrist by making 3 knots. At each node a vow. When the bracelet breaks, the wishes will be exalted ...


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