Medal Size: 1" x 3/4" | Chain Size: 24" | Jewelry Boxed | Made in Italy
Saint Barbara~ Patron Saint of Builders, Architects, Prisoners Feast Day: December 4th
Saint Barbara an extremely beautiful young virgin was ordered to live her life imprisoned in the tower by her jealous pagan father who ordered her to denounce her belief in the Holy Trinity and to get marry.
When she refused, he built a tower with solid walls and imprisoned her there. When she continued to refuse he tortured and beheaded her Her cruel father was struck by lightning and consumed by fire after that.
These traditional medals are made from the highest-grade pewter. Patron Saints, because they have already transcended to the metaphysical, are able to intercede effectively for the needs of their special charges. Some consider it a special devotion to God by displaying humility in asking a saint for intercession rather than expecting to be answered themselves Every Medal comes with a 24" stainless steel chain and is gift boxed.