The Saint George Feather Necklace features a decorative 16" chain dipped in 22KT gold that holds a Saint George. The decorative clasp also serves as a charm holder allowing the medal to be removed so the necklace can also be worn as a collar. It's available in 16", 18 or 22".
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. Hanging from a 7mm round textured cable chain, 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. Medal origin is Barcelona, Spain.
The medal is made of bronze and dipped in 22KT Matte Gold. It is approx. 1.375" round on wrapped chain. Medal origin is France.