Grace and beauty abound in this gorgeous Holy Medal cast in Solid Sterling Silver from the original 18th century medal featuring the Madonna on one side and Santa Barbara on the other. The Madonna pictured is joyful as she dances with the clouds and the moon.
Santa Barbara is on the reverse side of this medal. Santa Barbara is known as one of the Heavenly 14 Helpers Saint Barbara is often portrayed with miniature chains and a tower. As one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. Barbara continues to be a popular saint in modern times, perhaps best known as the patron saint of armourers, artillerymen, military engineers, miners and others who work with explosives because of her legend's association with lightning.
Lapis Lazuli: A stone of protection that may be worn to guard against psychic attacks, Lapis Lazuli quickly releases stress, bringing deep peace. It brings harmony and deep inner self-knowledge. Encourages self-awareness, allows self-expression and reveals inner truth, providing qualities of honesty, compassion and morality to the personality. Stimulates objectivity, clarity and encourages creativity. Lapis Lazuli assists to confront and speak one’s truth and inspires confidence. It bonds relationships, aiding in expression of feelings and emotions.
Lapis Lazuli boosts the immune system, purifies blood, lowers blood pressure, cooling and soothing areas of inflammation. It alleviates insomnia and vertigo, and overcomes depression. Lapis Lazuli benefits the respiratory and nervous systems and the throat, vocal cords, and thyroid, cleanses organs, bone marrow and thymus.
• Strand Length: Long 17", but available in any length by special order. The Medal is 1.75" 1.50 inches wide. Just exquisite.
• Bead size 8mm Medals is hand cast using the lost wax method by silversmiths based in New England. Whispering Goddess ia handmade in the tiny fishing village of Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Made in the USA with Lapis sourced in Afghanistan.