New Mexico ristras are a distinctive tradition of the Southwest. You will see them hanging on fences, patios, and doorways of homes and shops throughout the Land of Enchantment. They have become a "welcome" symbol of New Mexico hospitality. Our hand-made, non-edible, chile ristras are a perfect adornment for any stlyle home. These lovely chile strings are treated to add durablility and longevity so you can enjoy them for many years.