Deux Médailles Lourdes Necklace - Engraved 1908
Item № A400.401
Origin: Lourdes, France: 1908 (Large Medal); c. 1958 (Small Medal)
Trésor Bleu Exclusive - Rare, one of a kind antique
Stunning large round engraved silver pendant medal with Our Lady on the front The reverse is a beautiful image of the original Apparition at Lourdes, which occurred in 1858 with Saint Bernadette as the 14 year old witness. No visible tarnishing and will stand up to many more years of prayer, years of wear. This medal is 1 inch in diameter. The medal was sold and blessed at Lourdes in 1925, with NDL (Notre Dame de Lourdes insignia and the custom, hand engraved initials "Y.M." It hangs on an adjustable square link silver chain with a 1 inch drop. Chain made in Italy. Trésors blue are tiny pieces of French art and devotion. Also known as "Médailles De Pelerinage" or "Medals of Pilgrimage," these little medals have had voyages from another generation, another life, another country. The deep "ultramarine" blue is the sacred color of Mary, representing truth, hope, and faith since 200 AD.
People of faith still undertake pilgrimages as a way of deepening their religious devotion, seeking miracles, spiritual healing, forgiveness, or for the journey itself. The experience is not solely about reaching the end, it is about what is endured, enjoyed, and learned along the way.
All trésors bleu are pre-packaged for gifting.