Our Lady of La Salette Necklace
Trésor Bleu Exclusive
Item № A200.202
La Salette-Fallavaux, France, c. 1949
.9 inches high, .6 inches wide
Beautifully preserved rare medal with two toned front, grey blue, gold leaf accents, gold vermeil surround.
Our Lady of La Salette (French: Notre-Dame de La Salette) is a Marian apparition reported by two children, Maximin Giraud and Mélanie Calvat to have occurred at La Salette-Fallavaux, France, in 1846. Pope John Paul II stated: "As I wrote on the occasion of the 150th anniversary, La Salette is a message of hope, for our hope is nourished by the intercession of her who is the Mother of mankind."
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.
- Metal type : Gold-filled, 14/20
- Width : 1.3mm
- Overall length/dimensions : 20", lobster clasp