Vintage French Enamel Lourdes Medal
This adorable vintage French silver Lourdes medal floats from a new sterling silver chain. The total length of the necklace is 19". The dainty size makes it perfect for layering with other Sacred medals or charms.
The medal measures .50" x .76" / weight - 1.60g
Composed of silver, enamel and marcasite gemstones
Our Lady of Lourdes is a Roman Catholic title of the Blessed Virgin Mary venerated in honour of the Marian apparitions that are claimed to have occurred in 1858 in the vicinity of Lourdes in France. The first of these is the apparition of 11 February 1858, when 14 year-old Bernadette Soubirous told her mother that a "lady" spoke to her in the cave of Massabielle while she was gathering firewood with her sister and a friend.
The patronage of Our Lady of Lourdes includes:
Lourdes, France, Quezon City, Tagaytay, Barangay Granada of Bacolod, Daegu, South Korea, Tennessee, Diocese of Lancaster, bodily ills, sick people, protection from diseases