Beaded skull ornaments created for celebrations of Day of the Dead in Patzcuaro, Mexico (@ Rodrigo Cruz/Getty Images)
- Today, Mexican families will gather to eat, drink and celebrate with those who\ve already left this mortal coil.""What\s the special occasion?
- These beaded skulls come from a city known for its celebrations welcoming the souls of the dead back to the land of the living.""Watch the party unfold
- After the Spanish arrived here, they rescheduled the locals\ holiday honouring the dead so it would coincide with a Christian one.""What is that Christian holiday called?
- These colourful pieces of craftwork are just some of the amazing designs that epitomise this special day.""See more examples of amazing artwork