Sweets & Treats Charms

Sweets & Treats Charms

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Sweets & Treats Sterling Silver Charms

Get the best bargains for sweets and treats charms from Xinar.com! Express your creativity and artistic vision with Xinar’s ever-growing collection of 925 sterling silver charms. Our silver charms are beautifully detailed, diverse, and masterfully made by silver casters in the US. If you need high-quality and locally-sourced jewelry-making supplies, you’ve found the best online charms store for your needs. Xinar has been selling charms, beads, and findings since 1998, and we fully support the artistic vision of jewelry designers and DIY crafters everywhere. Our charms can be used for various projects, from fantasy-themed charm bracelets to food jewelry and barnyard jewelry. Our sweets and treats charms are memorable, funny, and unique and will surely complement your designs.

What Does Food Symbolize?

Cookbooks, festivals, restaurants, cooking competitions, and family dinners are all places where foodways can be used as a symbol. In each of these places, the meanings of foodways can be articulated and manipulated. Additionally, food symbols can appear in a wide range of contexts and various ways within a ritual.

It’s possible to use food to symbolize any aspect of a culture or individual’s history and identity. However, ethnicity, region, gender, religion, ethos, social status, and social relationships are the most commonly recognized and articulated referential domains.

Ethnicity is one of the bases of the meaning of food. Ethnic foods are frequently used as symbols because they contrast with the host’s cuisine and identify the ethnic group as distinct. However, foods that serve as signs for a particular ethnic group may or may not be associated with negative connotations, depending on the cultural context in which they are used.

For example, rice in Asian cuisines, beans and tortillas in Mexican cuisine, and curry powders in Indian cooking can all serve as symbols of ethnicity because of their widespread use in the cuisines of these cultures. Foods associated with a particular ethnic group may or may not be viewed as a symbol of that group’s heritage by those who eat them. Nevertheless, primary cultures and institutions frequently ascribe ethnic characters.

If you’re French, you’re called “frogs,” and if you’re German, you’ll be referred to as “krauts.” It’s not uncommon for the symbol of food to represent a cultural divide, and it’s frequently a food item that one culture considers inedible or unpalatable to the other.

Food is also referred to as a product of its geographic location. Rather than representing a culture, regional foods often serve as markers of distinction rather than representations of the whole. Grits for the South, lobsters for Maine, cheese for Wisconsin, meat and potatoes for the Midwest are some of the regional food symbols in the US. There is a strong correlation between ethnicity and location. Much of the historical Southern cooking is influenced by African American traditions, and the upper Midwest is known for its Scandinavian cuisine.

People’s and cultures’ worldviews and value systems are expressed in food through religion and ethos, powerful emotional references for food. A whole food system and its underlying ethos can be conveyed through the use of certain food symbols: If you’re looking for something that represents Judaism, you’ll likely find kosher foods, meatless meals, and diet food. In Christianity, bread and wine represent the body and blood of Christ and the ritual of communion. Symbolic foods may also represent ritual acts or occasions within a belief system.

In some cultures, certain foods represent specific genders, and strict taboos are enforced to maintain social and psychological distance between the sexes. However, stereotypes are more prevalent in other cultures rather than taboos. For example, males in the US are more likely to eat large portions of food, such as large slabs of meat, beer, and “hearty” food, while females eat lighter fare such as salads and quiche.

Food is also represented by relationships between individuals and within a group as a symbol of social status. For example, caviar, fine wine, and gourmet cooking are associated with the upper classes, while beer, white bread, and junk food are associated with the lower classes. A democratic and “all-American” event or institution is represented by hot dogs, apple pie, chili, and barbecue, which cut across class lines.

Using food as social capital is also a way for individuals to show that they have the skills needed to belong to a specific social group. Being able to tell good wine from wrong is a sign of social status, while eating scorching peppers signifies masculinity. Food can also be used as a symbol when it comes to relationships between people.

However, the significance of the term is often tied to specific celebrations or rituals. On Valentine’s Day, significantly, a box of chocolates is often associated with romance; however, chocolate can also be offered in gratitude. When it comes to communication, expression, and action, food provides many options.

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Pecan Charm. Detailed sterling silver casting, made in the USA, 7/16″ x 13/16″, 3-D casting. Feedback received includesexactly as photographed I love it!!! A wonderful addition for your kitchen or cooking themed bracelet or collection.
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Specifications

• Purity .925

• Size 1/4 x 11/16″

• Weight 1.0 Grams

• 3-D

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Nature’s bounty on your wrist! Sterling silver apple, spoon & honey charm celebrates the simple joys & symbolism of harvest & health. A meaningful gift for nature lovers & self-care seekers.

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Life is like a box of chocolates…full of surprises! Embrace the unexpected with our Sterling Silver Box of Chocolates Charm. This symbolic piece is a reminder to savor the little joys and find sweetness in everyday moments

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Get ready for the show with our Sterling Silver Bucket of Popcorn Charm! A delightful reminder of movie nights and joyful memories, perfect for any bracelet.

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Show off your love for baking with our charming Sterling Silver Bundt Pan Charm! Crafted from gleaming silver, this detailed pan is a unique and delightful addition to any jewelry collection. Celebrate your passion for creativity in the kitchen.

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Who took the last slice? This Sterling Silver Cake Charm with a missing slice is a charming reminder of shared celebrations, happy memories, and the joy of dessert.

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Say “I love you” with a gift that’s as sweet as you are! Our Sterling Silver Chocolate Chip Cookie Charm is the perfect way to show your loved ones how much you care. This charming piece is sure to bring a smile to their face.

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Show someone you care with our heartwarming Sterling Silver Chocolate Kiss Charm. Crafted from gleaming silver, this symbol of affection is the perfect way to express your love and appreciation

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$6.75

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• Purity .925

• Size 5/8 x 11/16″

• Weight 2.4 Grams

• Hollow back

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Who needs calories when you have charm? Indulge in guilt-free sweetness with our Sterling Silver Cupcake Charm. This miniature dessert is a perfect reminder to embrace the little joys and add a touch of whimsy to your everyday look.

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Sprinkle some joy onto your bracelet with our Sterling Silver Doughnut Charm! This symbolic piece represents sweetness, happiness, and the simple pleasures in life. Add it to your collection for a touch of personal meaning.

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$5.95

Specifications

• Purity .925

• Size 3/8″ x 3/8″

• 1.0 grams each

• Flat-back

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$5.75

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• Purity .925

• Size 5/16″ x 5/8″

• 2.3 grams each

• 3-D

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• Purity .925

• Size 3/8″ x 3/8″

• .6 grams each

• Flat-back

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• Purity .925

• Size 3/8″ x 5/8″

• 2.2 grams each

• 3-D

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