This item from Robins Nest Midwest is now in the Shop Backroom.
More from Robins Nest Midwest
Vintage STERLING SILVER Religious Medal/Charm - Madonna & Child and Saint Gerard!
Vintage STERLING SILVER Religious Medal/Charm - Madonna & Child and Saint Gerard
Welcome to ROBINS NEST MIDWEST! May I offer….
AGE: C.1950 or so
ITEM: American made by BLI, here's a silver religious medal, charm or pendant featuring Our Lady of Perpetual Help to one side and Saint Gerard to the other.
CONDITION: Very nice with a dark patina to the silver.
METAL CONTENT: Sterling Silver
HALLMARKS: STERLING BLI
SIZE: Not including the bale, 7/8" x 7/8".
WEIGHT: 5.5 grams
FINAL COMMENTS: Gerard Majella, C.Ss.R. (April 6, 1726 – October 16, 1755), was an Italian lay brother of the Congregation of the Redeemer.
Patron Saint of: His intercession is sought for children, unborn children, women in childbirth, mothers, expectant mothers, motherhood, falsely accused people, good confessions, lay brothers and Muro Lucano, Italy.
Beatified: Majella was beatified in Rome on January 29, 1893, by Pope Leo XIII.
Canonization: He was canonised less than twelve years later on December 11, 1904, by Pope Saint Pius X.
Feast Day: The feast day of Saint Gerard Majella is October 16.
Miracles: Some of Majella's reported miracles include: restoring life to a boy who had fallen from a high cliff; he blessed the scanty supply of wheat belonging to a poor family, and it lasted until the next harvest; several times he multiplied the bread that he was distributing to the poor. One day he walked across the water to lead a boatload of fishermen through stormy waves to the safety of the shore. He was reputed to have had the gift of bilocation and the ability to read souls.
Buy with Confidence. ROBINS NEST MIDWEST has the highest rating a shop can attain on Ruby Lane.
YES – I do offer layaway on large purchases – just contact me for my terms. _____________________________________
RE INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY – Please contact me PRIOR to placing an order to see if I can ship to your country. If I can, I will quote postal rates at that time.
Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver, Size: S
If you were the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and check payment for this item.
St. Peters, MO
MORE ECLECTIC in 2017? Yep! Antiques, Collectibles & Fine/Costume Jewelry in EVERY Price Range!
New Inventory Listed M-F 11AM Central! Sat/Sun I'll Wheel & Deal to Make a Sale! The Holidays are Coming!