Sterling Silver Reversible St. Christopher/U.S. Army Medal Necklace, 18" (18 MM)
A large man at 7.5 feet tall, he worked helping travelers cross a raging river safely. One day a small child asked for his service. Perched on Christopher’s shoulders, the child grew heavier and heavier as they crossed the stream. Reaching the other shore, Christopher asked him, ‘Who are you, that you placed me in such peril? It seems I was carrying the whole world on my shoulders.’ The child replied, ‘You not only carried the world, but him who made it. I am Jesus Christ, the King.’ St. Christopher's name means ‘Christ-bearer'. The Saint Christopher medal is one of the most popular saint medals worn; he is revered by athletes, mariners, ferrymen, travelers and as one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. He holds patronage of all things related to travel with protection from accidents, lightning, pestilence, floods, storms. Also patronage for a Holy death, soldiers, librarians, epilepsy, fruit dealers, gardeners, drivers, toothache, mountaineering and all transportation workers. His feast day is celebrated July 25.
It’s fitting this is finely crafted in silver, since the spiritual meaning of silver symbolizes strength, spirit, grace, divinity, wisdom and purity. This can be worn as a symbol of your faith as your favorite fashion statement. Sterling silver is reflective and mirrors the soul, it is said it brings calm and balance to the wearer. Shaman believe silver gives the wearer protection from negativity and evil; it is known as the metal of love and healing. Sterling Silver is 92.5 percent silver and 7.5 percent copper. Copper is silver's best companion since it improves the hardness and durability of silver, yet allows the silver to retain its beautiful color.
The rising price of silver makes this a great investment.
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Thank You for Your Consideration, We Appreciate You. Faith is Always Fashionable... Never Trendy.
- U.S. Army Saint Christopher Medal Measures .71 Inches in Diameter; A Bit Larger than a Dime and Smaller than a Penny
- 18.00 Millimeters Saint Christopher Protect Us Reversible Medal Crafted in Polished Sterling Silver
- Suspended from an 18.00 Inch Flat Curb Chain Finished with a Spring Ring Clasp
- The Saint Christopher medal is one of the most popular saint medals worn; he is revered by athletes, mariners, ferrymen, travelers and as one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers.
- Sapphire Blue Velvet Gift Box; Back of Medal is Blank Making it Perfect for Engraving Your Special Message
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