The classic symbol of New Mexico, in miniature Made only from the bright red fresh peppers grown for centuries in the Mesilla Valley region of southern New Mexico. Made from Piquin chile that are specially treated so that they won't drip dangerous chile juice, attract fruit flies, or become moldy, unlike competitors' ristras. You can hang ours inside without experiencing problems. It will last years longer than Ristra's sold by competitors up to 5 years in dry climates, 2 years in humid climates. Topped with a corn husk for decoration a string loop allows for easy hanging. The Regalito has a flat back so that it can easily be hung against a wall. Measures approximately 6 inches long, plus the 1 to 2 inch corn husk cap. This Ristra is not edible.