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Y SI ADELITA SE FUERA CON LAS JOYAS


collar "trenza de adelita"


collar "caminos"

“Y SI ADELITA SE FUERA CON LAS JOYAS” EXHIBITION 11.22.2010 La Laguna Regional Museum, Torreon, Mexico
“Adelita’s braid” necklace. And “roads” necklace.
An Adelita was a soldadera, or woman soldier, who not only cooked and cared for the wounded but also actually fought in battles against Mexican government forces. In time the word Adelita was used for all the soldaderas, who became a vital force in the revolution war efforts. 
© María Sólorzano / Contemporay Jewelry
Maira Gall