Our Lady of Mount Carmel Medal Pendant
Our Lady of Mount Carmel medal pendant with a depiction of The Blessed Mother Virgin Mary and The Holy Child Jesus Christ. The border is set with adorable seed pearls.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, or Virgin of Carmel, is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as patroness of the Carmelite Order. The first Carmelites were Christian hermits living on Mount Carmel in the Holy Land during the late 12th and early to mid-13th century. They built in the midst of their hermitages a chapel which they dedicated to the Blessed Virgin, whom they conceived of in chivalric terms as the "Lady of the place."
Our Lady of Mount Carmel´s patronage includes: Carmelites, Chile, Bolivia, Catemaco, Aylesford, Roraima, Birkirkara, Jaboticabal, Valletta, Pernambuco, Villalba, Hatillo, Higuerote, Carlopoli, protection from harm, protection from dangerous situations, deliverance from Purgatory
weight - 2.09 grams
.65” x 1” (including the loop and bail)
materials - 18k gold and seed pearls / marked on the loop for 18k gold
Age related discolouration on the reverse
Provenance - Belgium
circa early 1900s
Option to purchase a new 19.50 inch 18k gold plated sterling silver chain available upon checkout
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