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Bleu d’Or Lourdes Necklace
Bleu d’Or Lourdes Necklace
$120.00

Bleu d’Or Lourdes Necklace

Item No. MG04299

Trésor Bleu Exclusive

Origin:   Lourdes, France, c. 1941

Rare, well-preserved vintage condition pendant cross with with two-tone relief image of Mary in profile, turquoise enamel surround, with images of roses on the arms of the cross.  1.1 inch tall, .7 inches wide.   Set on a light-catching chain, 18 inches long.  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.