In speaking of Joan of Arc, Winston Churchill said, "Joan was a being so uplifted from ordinary run of mankind that she finds no equal in a thousand years"
This Joan of Arc Necklace features a reproduction Vintage Joan of Arc medal from the 1890's on a triple strand necklace. Made of Sterling Silver it features Joan of Arc on the longest strand and a Fleur de Lis on the shortest of the two strands of channel set Austrian Crystal. At an early age, Joan was clear of her destiny and it shows on this powerfully dramatic image. In crisp raised relief, Joan is pictured steadfast and fearless. Joan of Arc is the patron saint of rape victims, captives, soldiers, and France
Made of .925 Sterling Silver, the medal is approximately 1.50" round and it's origin is France. This necklace is 28 long (but can be ordered in any length) and made of gorgeous faceted Black Obsidian with a Golden Sheen. Black Gold Obsidian is a glassy volcanic rock that eliminates negative energies in oneself and ones environment. It rids the auric field of disharmony, negative attachments and one's own anger, greed, fear and resentment. It is a stone of the earth element that is believed to strengthen the root chakra Spiritually it facilitates psychic cleansing, grounding, protection and ancestral communication. It heightens intuition and helps one understand Divine Will.
More on Joan's life:
We know a great deal about her life because her trials were meticulously written down and preserved for the past 800 years. .At the age of seventeen Joan of Arc, the Maid of Orleans, lead the broken spirited armies of France and drove the English from her homeland. Her well documented victories ended the 100 Year War, thus restoring the rightful king to the throne of France. Her power proved too great for the men of her time and she was betrayed and sold to the English shortly after the kings coronation. After a long and arduous trial she was found guilty of heresy and witchcraft. She was burned at the stake at the age of 19 in the year 1431. Some thirty years later she was retried and found not guilty. She was canonized St. Joan of Arc in 1920.
The Whispering Goddess Collection is made in our Studio Sanctuary in Wellfleet, MA, a tiny fishing village on Cape Cod. All medals are made for us in New England by multi-generational silversmiths. Our gemstones are sourced worldwide.