Day of the Dead Folk Art - Sugar Skulls

Explore our History of Day of the Dead & the sugar skull tradition. Read More. Sugar Skull Blanks for Day of the Dead. Summertime is a great time to make your sugar skulls for upcoming Day of the Dead festivities! Once dry and packed away in a cardboard box, a sugar skull blank can last for several years.…

Calavera - Wikipedia

A calavera [plural: calaveras] (Spanish – pronounced [kalaˈβeɾa] for "skull") is a representation of a human skull.The term is most often applied to edible or decorative skulls made (usually by hand) from either sugar (called Alfeñiques) or clay which are used in the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos) and the Roman Catholic holiday All Souls' Day.…