St Francis, St Benedict Prayer Medallion Measures: 1 1/2 inches or 38 mm
White Bronze is a metal alloy with a very attractive silvery appearance. It has a warm, antique silver sheen, very smooth and virtually nonporous. It is also highly resistant to corrosion and breakdown, and another great feature of white bronze is that it will not tarnish.
Wearing a medal around the neck is a cherished Catholic tradition. Little
girls might love the scrolls and Calla Lily decorations on some of the old
medals, boys may be attracted to the images of swords and dragons, but all
children are quite curious about the religious images on every Catholic
medallion and the stories behind them.
The medallions in our collection are created from authentic antique or
vintage medals, and cast using the lost wax method to preserve the exact
details found in the original antique medallion models.
Miraculous Medal Necklace
It is hard to choose from all the renditions on our collection of the
most famous and popular of all medals. Whether you decide on a sterling silver
Miraculous medal, or prefer the bronze medallions, you can finish your
religious medal necklace with one of our finished chains from the Chain
Necklaces section. They come with several jump rings and bails and are very
easy to put on and take off.
We have several styles of chains to suit every taste and they come in
different sizes. There is a convenient option as well to choose the size you want, for
those of us who know exactly the length we need to get the look we are after.
Catholic Religious Medals
Browse the catalog to see our antique religious medals or use the Search
command to find medals of Saint Michael and other archangels, as well as St Francis,
and St Joseph.
Search your favorites by their name or find saint medals of the most
popular, like St Benedict, St Jude or St Christopher. You will be delighted to
find stunning patron saint medals from different epochs and parts of the world such
as St Joan, St Cecilia and St Hubert.
Pope St. Pius V started the tradition of blessing medals and attaching
an indulgence to them on 1572. Since then, scapular medals with the images of Jesus
and Mary are blessed by priests and worn with that meaning in mind.
We have a wide variety of beautiful scapular medals to choose from, of
the Sacred Heart of Jesus with the Immaculate Heart of Mary, or Jesus and Our
Blessed Mother medals, in different sizes, antique or vintage style.
Another Catholic tradition is to place devotional holy medals on a
rosary. The Enchiridion of Indulgences states that “the faithful, who devoutly
use an article of devotion, be it a crucifix or cross, rosary, scapular, or
medal, that has been properly blessed by any priest, obtain a partial
Our Lady Mary Medallions
While praying a rosary, the awareness of the images on a medal help
elevate our heart and motivate us to accept and fulfill God’s will. Marian
renditions are among the most beloved, including Our Lady of Fatima and Our
Lady of Lourdes, and Guadalupe Medals.
In the Spanish tradition, medals of Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Our Lady
of Carmel) and “Cachita”, Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre (Our Lady of
Charity) are immensely popular.