14k Yellow Gold Hollow St. Florian Medal (25.25x25.25 MM)
St. Florian is the patron saint of Austria, Poland, chimney sweeps, soap boilers, and firefighters. As a high ranking officer in the Roman army, Florian trained an elite group of soldiers whose sole duty was to fight fires. The emperor, Diocletian, began a fierce persecution of the Christians; reports reached Rome that Florian was not enforcing the proscriptions against Christians. When Florian was ordered to offer sacrifice to the Roman gods, he refused. Standing on the funeral pyre, Florian is reputed to have challenged the soldiers to light the fire, saying "If you do, I will climb to heaven on the flames." Apprehensive, instead of burning Florian, they drowned him in the Enns River. In 1935, Josef Josephus, a well known sculptor, unveiled a statue of St. Florian which stood guard over the main firehouse of Vienna. In 1945 the building was bombed but the statute survived with only slight damage and is now at the Vienna Fire History Museum's. Florian's Feast Day is May 4.
It's fitting this is crafted of gold; it's said spiritual energy and power are activated and awakened by wearing or praying with gold. Gold represents the spiritual treasure gained by transforming the spirit; it also represents love in the Bible. This is earth friendly as it is made with the Refined Karats system certified by Scientific Certification Systems' (SCS) strict requirements. Proudly made in America with a green process of ethically, environmentally and socially responsible production processes of water, waste and energy management; this is from 100 percent recycled Karats.
The rising price of gold makes this, quite simply, a great investment all around.
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- St. Florian Medal Measures .99 Inches High by .99 Inches Wide
- 25.25 Millimeters X 25.25 Millimeters Hollow Saint Florian Medal Crafted in Polished 14k Yellow Gold
- FD is Engraved at the Top of the Medal and a Ladder and Hose on Either Side
- St. Florian, Patron Saint of Austria, Poland, Chimney Sweeps, Soap Boilers and of Firefighters
- Back of Medal is Blank Making it Perfect for Engraving Your Special Message
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