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.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Beautiful vintage marked Sterling (the word sterling is very faint on the back) miraculous medal charm - measures approximately 9/16ths inches tall with the bail.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Vintage marked sterling Germany religious medal featuring St Anne - measures approximately 1/2 of an inch tall with the bail. This is a very small thin medal that is charm or wrist watch medal sized. Something to note it has a very delicate thin bail (it was made this way- not damaged) so you will have to be careful when wearing it.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Vintage marked sterling Germany religious medal featuring Our Lady of Perpetual Help - measures approximately 1/2 of an inch tall with the bail. This is a very small thin medal that is charm or wrist watch medal sized. Something to note it has a very delicate thin bail (it was made this way- not damaged) so you will have to be careful when wearing it or finding a suitable jump ring for this tiny medal.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Vintage HMH Sterling medal of St Therese of Lisieux medal- measures approximately 13/16ths inches tall. This medal is marked HMH Sterling on the back and has Sacred Heart on the back.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Good condition marked HMH Sterling St Benedict exorcism medal. Measures approximately 1 inch tall with the bail.
The back of the medal has the design work of an exorcism medal. For details on this design and it's meaning and usage of this medal please visit the link I have provided below from the Order of St Benedict.