Saint George is the Patron Saint of Horsemen, Knights and All Who Call on him for protection. This fabulous medal is a reproduction of a vintage 1940's Cavalry Chaplains medal made in Solid Bronze. The iconic imagery shows St. George on horseback, thrusting his lance at a dragon with the inscription: "S. GEORGRJS. EQUITUM PATRONUS." (St. George, protector of knights). The other side has a ship with a taut sail on a rough sea and Christ asleep on the deck with two terrified apostles. A wind blows through a small cloud into the sail. The inscription: "IN TEMPESTATE SECURITAS. (Safety, or security in the storm) a prayer of confidence that All Will Be Well.
The Medal origin is Barcelona, Spain. Known as a Dizainier, the medal is also a finger rosary with 10 beads plus one representing a decade of the the Rosary. A vintage inspired spring clasp adds a decorative touch and allows the St. George medal to be removed and also for the necklace to be double wrapped as a necklace or multi-wrapped as a bracelet. Lastly, bronze Alisee Pettee Crosses (a symbol of Saint George) are placed throughout the Mystic Moss Agate strands.
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The medal is approximately 1.50 inches and the necklace is 42 inches long for doubling and multi-wrapping. It can be made in any lengthy by custom order. A complimentary enhancer is included to allow for easy shortening too. It's a fabulous work of art!
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