Milagros--"little miracles"--have been used for centuries in churches for the faithful to request miracles. The flaming heart is a symbol for expressing love and passion. Non-religious use of the Milagros include giving them as gifts to loved ones, decorative uses, ornaments and keepsakes.
This small stylized copper heart milagro is perfect for Saint blessing or a thoughtful memento. They are used to seek help or protection from a higher being.