Antique French Silver Faithfulness Happiness" Medal
This antique French marriage medal is so ornate and sentimental. Traditionally the marriage medal was blessed along with the wedding bands during the ceremony by the priest. The medal is bordered with an inscription in sculptural French font which translates to "FAITHFULNESS HAPPINESS". On the reverse is a time worn wreath of rosebuds symbolic of eternal love and devotion.
- 1.25" diameter (1.60 length with loop and bail)
- weight 17 grams
- acid tested for sterling silver content of 800/1000 or higher
- Circa late 1800s
- The medallion floats from a new 19 inch sterling silver chain