9ct Gold St Christopher Coin Pendant Necklace


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A delicate and small St Christopher Necklace crafted from solid 9ct Gold and hung on an Italian box chain. The perfect gift for a Christening or for your loved ones about to embark on their travels.

• 16" - 18" Extendable Chain

This patron of travelers gets his patronage from a thirteenth-century legend about a giant man. This man lived alone along the bank of a raging river. He would help travellers cross the raging river in safety, so it happened one day he helped a small child traveling alone to cross. Thus was derived the universally accepted imagery of the patron saint of travel carrying a small child on his shoulders as he crosses a turbulent river. The legend has it the child Jesus is the one on his shoulders being provided safety in his travels. This legendary figure was supposedly based upon a giant man who lived in the fourth century. 

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