Sterling Silver & Blue Enamel St. Christopher Medal with Chain
Bordered in rich, blue enamel this polished sterling silver oval, St. Christopher medal features the saint with his staff, carrying a child through water. The border reads "Saint Christopher Protect Us". Measures an approximate 1" length and includes a 24" silver chain.
St. Christopher (3rd century) is known by many as the protector of travelers. Some traditions say that he was a man of great strength whose livelihood was carrying people across a raging river - he is said to have carried the child Christ across one day. A martyr for Christ, his feast day is celebrated on May 9. St. Christopher is the patron saint of athletes, porters, sailors and travelers.
Dimensions, excluding bail (approx): 26mm (1')L x 20mm(3/4")W
Silver Weight (includes chain): 12.50 grams