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This key ring is entirely handmade in a traditional fabric from the folk costumes of Minho in northern Portugal.
Anabela wanted to add a Coração de Viana, a symbol of honesty and generosity.
This piece is the product of a very high-quality craftsmanship and has a very beautiful finish. it is a unique handmade piece! The location of the patterns may be slightly different from the model presented.
Features and characteristics
- Height: about 10 cm
- Brass chain of about 7 cm
- Coração de Viana of about 4 cm
The legend of the rooster of Barcelos
Barcelos is a small town in Northern Portugal. Several crimes were committed there and no culprits were arrested until the day a pilgrim travelling to Saint John of Compostela was found guilty by the court.
He claimed his innocence and to do so, went to the judge. Seeing a rooster in a basket near him, the accused said: "It is as true that I am innocent, as a proof, your rooster will rise and crow or I will be hanged!
The cock crowed and the judge ran to the place where the man had been hanged. He found that after the knot was incorrectly tightened, the man was alive. He was thus considered innocent and released.
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