Saint Joseph Enamel Medal
Vintage Spanish enamel medal depicting Saint Joseph with Jesus in his arms. Joseph is holding a lily which is symbolic of integrity. It also represents that Saint Joseph was the earthly spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mary´s purity is also represented by the pure white lily. Saint Joseph is often depicted with The Holy Child Jesus Christ in his arms to represent his role as the father of Jesus.
His patronage includes:
Catholic Church, unborn children, fathers, immigrants, workers, employment, explorer, pilgrims, traveller, carpenters, engineers, realtors, against doubt and hesitation, and of a happy death, China, Belgium, From the State of Ceará and the city of Macapá in Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Korea, Indonesia, Zapotlan in Mexico, Vietnam, Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Mandaue City, Bailen, Cavite, Cebu, Philippines
- The medallion measures .75"W x 1"L (including the loop and bail)
- weight - 1.85 grams
- circa 1940 - 1950
- procured from Spain
- Floats from a new 19.50" sterling silver chain with a luxurious rhodium finish.
Please note - the hand painted enamel has age related wear specifically near the face of St Joseph, however it does not detract from the overall beauty of this stunning devotional treasure.
ANTIQUE DISPLAY BOX NOT INCLUDED