Thursday, August 28, 2014
Beautiful religious slide medal of St Therese of Lisieux. The front is a rose, with St Therese on the back. The inside shows the Basilica of St. Thérèse, in Lisieux France. This medal measures approximately 9/16ths of an inch tall with the bail. the top part of the bail is marked France- the back is marked Souvenir de Lisieux.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Beautiful marked THEDA sterling religious miraculous medal slide locket - measures approximately 13/16ths inches tall with the bail- but not including the pendant bail. It is not missing any marcasites. There is a small patch of dust or yellow on the inside slide- it will need careful cleaning. Marcasites don't like water or liquid cleaners.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Vintage marked sterling miraculous medal pendant charm- the pendant is about 1 & 5/16ths of an inch tall with the bail- this does not include the attached pendant bail. The medal is marcasite with none missing- it is in uncleaned condition.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Vintage marked Creed sterling religious scapular Ave Maria Virgin Mary with Sacred Heart on the back brooch. This brooch measures approximately 1 & 1/4ths inches tall.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Vintage Antaya Sterling Religious Medal Saints Cosmas and Damian Protectors of Children and Childcare
Vintage marked Antaya Sterling medal of St Cosmas & Damian- this medal measures approximately 1 inch tall with the bail.
Cosmas and Damian and the patron saints of surgeons, physicians,
dentists, protectors of children, barbers, pharmacists, veterinarians,
orphanages, day-care centers, confectioners, and children in house.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Vintage Sacred Heart rosary box in good condition - measuring approximately 1 & 1/4ths inches tall including the bail. It comes complete with a tiny marked alpaca rosary. The rosary is approximately 10 & 1/2 inches long as a drop.
Alpaca silver is not sterling silver- it is a metal developed in 1823 by a German company to mimic the visual qualities on silver. For a full description of alpaca silver please read http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickel_silver - particularly the section title "history."
Friday, August 22, 2014
Vintage religious St Anthony medal marked sterling on the back. This medal measures approximately 7/8ths inches tall with the bail.
St Anthony is the patron saint for lost articles, and is credited with many miracles involving lost people and lost personal items.