This is a unique religious devotional brooch. The center is a petite image of the Blessed Virgin Mary in profile enameled in beautiful bright blue. This medal is framed in pearly lucite on a gold finished background. Gorgeous!
This is a beautiful vintage pendant. It is an image of the Blessed Virgin Mary in profile surrounded by two bouquets of roses. The Madonna’s Immaculate Heart is shown radiating from her chest. Her head is covered in a flowing veil with a striking halo. Stunning!
There is a delicate silver coil detail above the filigree cameo housing.This piece can be worn as either a pin or a pendant.
This is a wonderful vintage rosary bracelet. It has a simple crucifix with a beautiful miraculous medal. The beads are a luminescent faux pearl with gold-finished filigree caps. The tag reads “The Rosary Bracelet; Hand Polished, Hand Finished”.
Condition: There is some patina growth, and some of the pearl is flaking. Please see pictures.
Dimensions: 8” circumference; Crucifix - 1”; Medal - 0.5”
This is a wonderful antique religious pin. It is a tiny lapel pin indicating the honor of being chosen to serve at the side of the priest during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. Imagine the young boy who wore this proudly!
Condition: There is some enamel loss. Please see pictures.
This is an amazing vintage keepsake medal. One side has an image of Pope Pius XII in profile while the other shows a cathedral door with the Latin “Annus Sanctus, Roma” or “Holy Year, Rome”.
Pope Pius XII has become well known for his heroic, often secret, actions taken to save lives during WWII. The canonization process was begun shortly after his death and he was declared “Venerable” in 2009 and only awaits the final declaration of sainthood.
This is a rare vintage religious medal. It is a commemorative medal celebrating the 1400th anniversary of Saint Gregory as well as the official crowning of the famous statue in Marsat in 1939. The image of Saint Gregory is surrounded with the words “Saint Gregory of Tours 539-1939”. The reverse shows the statue of the Black Madonna of Marsat with Christ in her lap and a crown hovering above her head. Surrounding them is the French “Our Lady of Marsat Pray for Us May 1939”.
This is a rare vintage religious medal. One side shows an image of Christ pointing to His Sacred Heart. “This is the Heart that loves men so much” is written in French above His arm and the artist’s mark “Penin” is below.
The other side shows a Pieta image of the sorrowful Blessed Virgin Mary with Our Lord’s Corpus in her lap. Surrounding the pieta is the French “Our Lady of Saint Germain of Fosses Pray for Us”
This is a stunning vintage religious pin. On the front is an image of Our Lord with a radiant gold halo and gold painted heart. He is standing with His arms opened wide in welcome and His Sacred Heart is exposed. Surrounding the central medallion is an ornate ring of flowers. The medallion is signed “A. Lanes”.
Condition: The pin screw is missing, and the finish above Christ’s left hand has been worn away. Please see pictures.
This is a captivating antique religious medal. The main image shows Jesus holding the scriptures and offering a blessing. The reverse contains a prayer in Old Church Slavonic, the liturgical language of the ancient Russian church. The Prayer reads “Save Our People O Lord”.
This is a beautiful medal of the famous Russian Saint Xenia. After the death of her husband, Xenia (also spelled Ksenia) gave up all her wealth and became known as a “Fool for Christ”. She spent her days helping the poor, and at night she would help at church construction sites, moving bricks to make building faster for the workers during the day.