We design, carve, and cast each piece in our workshop in Covington, Louisiana.
We design, carve, and cast each piece in our workshop in Covington, Louisiana.
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St. Benedict:  To Protect and to Guide a Loved One or Friend, Handmade Medal
St. Benedict:  To Protect and to Guide a Loved One or Friend, Handmade Medal
St. Benedict:  To Protect and to Guide a Loved One or Friend, Handmade Medal
St. Benedict:  To Protect and to Guide a Loved One or Friend, Handmade Medal
St. Benedict:  To Protect and to Guide a Loved One or Friend, Handmade Medal
St. Benedict:  To Protect and to Guide a Loved One or Friend, Handmade Medal
In the Company of Saints

St. Benedict: To Protect and to Guide a Loved One or Friend, Handmade Medal

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A medal of St. Benedict and his friend the raven, meant to be given as a sign of hope that the receiver will be watched over and guided. I design, carve, and cast the medals myself. The medals are made of lead-free pewter and have designs on both sides. The pendant comes with a jump ring (see photo 1), so it can easily be attached to any chain you have. This listing is for the pendant alone, but it does come with a split ring so it can also be used on a key chain (see photo of packaging). Each medal comes in a felt jewelry pouch with a history card that states:

"Two stories link St Benedict and a raven. During his time in the wilderness, Benedict gave a portion of his daily loaf to a raven. Later, when a jealous priest tried to give the saint poisoned bread, the raven swooped in and took the bread off to a place where it would harm no creature. Many stories tell of Benedict being protected from harm and of him being prayed to and interceding on behalf of others. For these reasons, medals of the saint are worn as a reminder of his power to guide and protect those who call on him. This medal, handmade at In the Co. of Saints, depicts Benedict and raven on the front. On the back are the words “Ora et labora” (pray and work), a Benedictine motto that is a call to integrate prayer and work in one’s daily life. "

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