Gran Jeanne d'Arc Medal Necklace
Item No. 721LSC3
Trésor Bleu Exclusive - Rare
Origin: Domremy France, 1940
Beautifully preserved, very large medal of Joan of Arc, two inches in diameter, with intricate silver framing. On the front is Joan of Arc in profile. On the reverse is her birthplace of Donremy, France. Joan of Arc, a peasant girl living in medieval France, believed that God had chosen her to lead France to victory in its long-running war with England. With no military training, Joan convinced the embattled crown prince Charles of Valois to allow her to lead a French army to the besieged city of Orléans, where it achieved a momentous victory over the English and their French allies, the Burgundians. Medal is set on a 36 inch triple chain 1.4mm round cable chain features a tin-cup style with alternating 6mm faceted peridot pale green stones and 3–3.5mm white freshwater pearls, spaced evenly along the length of the chain.
Trésors blue are pieces of French art and devotion. Also known as "Médailles De Pelerinage" or "Medals of Pilgrimage," these medals have had voyages from another generation, another life, another country. 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.
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