Petit Bleu on Bleu Lourdes Necklace
Item No. 625SSS2
Origin: Lourdes France, c. 1958
Octagon shaped Lourdes double-sided pendant. On the front is a relief profile of Our Lady, blessed Virgin Mary, in gorgeous tones of teal and deep cobalt blue. The reverse is a well-preserved image of the Apparition at Lourdes. This medal was part of the commemorative 100 Anniversary medals made and blessed at Lourdes in 1958. Pendant is .4 inches in diameter. It hangs on a silver center-opening chain, 16 inches long, has a .4 in croix-inspired drop. See pictures for size reference.
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.