Offering for sale a lovely oval reliquary, containing the label St. Barthelemy, for the Apostle Saint Bartholomew. The housing is of old brass, with original brass back and enclosed by glass on the front and the old red wax seal on the back and red threads sealed under the wax. The interior is a gold fabric, gold braid around the edges and lovely hand lettered label for this beloved Saint in red underneath the representation for this Saint. Saint Bartholomew is the Patron Saint of many localities in the world, plus for prevention and help with neurological and nervous diseases. This reliquary is 2 & 3/8" wide, almost 1 & 1/2" tall and 1 & 5/8" thick. All in good condition with wear on the exterior from being loved for so many years. Reliquary, along with other sacramental items of any religion, should be used or displayed in a proper manner of respect; please do not purchase this item unless willing to do so.