Prague de Bleu Necklace
Item № 625SSS5
Origin: France, 1950
Unique, oblong octagon silver-etched pendant, the front features a relief image of the Infant of Prague in shades of teal and deep cobalt blue. The reverse is a profile of an older Jesus, encompassed in a halo in a gorgeous shade of blue. Pendant is .75 inches in height, and .25 inches in width. It hangs on an 18 inch center-opening silver chain. Chain made in Italy. See pictures for size references.
Over the decades, millions of Catholic pilgrims have paid homage to the Infant of Prague. It is one of the major pilgrimage centers in Central Europe, with the Prague church housing the Infant Jesus statue offering regular mass in French, Czech, Spanish, Italian and German languages. Statuettes of the Infant Jesus are placed inside many Catholic churches, sometimes with the quotation, "The more you honour me, the more I will bless you.”
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.