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St. George the Patron Saint of Equestrians Necklace/Wrap Bracelet in Mystical Moss Agate

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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.  

Saint George is paired with  We find it  paired perfectly with Saint George. 

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!  

 

 Interesting Facts about St. George 

  • Saint George stands out among other saints and legends because he is known and revered by both Muslims and Christians.
  • It is said Saint George killed the dragon near the sea in Beirut, thus Saint George bay was named in his honor.
  • Saint George's feast day is celebrated on April 23, but if it falls before Easter, it is celebrated Easter Monday.
  • The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates three St. George feast days each year -April 23 as is expected, November 3, to commemorate the consecration of a cathedral dedicated to him in Lydda, and on November 26, for when a church in Kiev was dedicated to him.
  • In Bulgaria, his feast day is celebrated May 6 in Egypt, the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria calls St. George the "Prince of Martyrs" and celebrates on May 1. There is a second celebration November 17, in honor of the first church dedicated to him.
  • Saint George is the patron saint of England and Catalonia and his cross can be found throughout England.
  • In older works, Saint George is depicted wearing armor and holding a lance or fighting a dragon, which represents Christ's enemies.


 

 


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