French Kande Midnight Mix St. George Equestrian Stack Cross Medallion Necklace 17"

French Kande

French Kande's Midnight Mix Equestrian Merit Cross Stack medallion necklace features St. George in the center of a Merit Cross Stack Medal.  St. George is depicted on horseback in the iconic image of him slaying a dragon which symbolizes virtue's triumph over evil. This amazing medal hands on a 17" strand of hand curated Midnight Mix made of Black Jasper, Pyrite, Labradorite.    It is absolutely beautiful all by itself or layered with our other designs. Inspired by a trip to Paris designer Kande Hall mixes past and present to create inspirational jewelry inspired by French Medallions. Each piece of French Kande is handmade in Los Angeles by Californian artisans. 

• Strand Length: Long 17" 

• Stone Size: 8 mm

 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.

Interesting Facts Courtesy of Catholiconline.com  

• Strand Length: Long 17" 

• Stone Size: 8 mm

 

 


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