FRONT TOP AND BOTTOM OVALS
- the top representation is the Archangel Michael and the bottom is the Archangel Gabriel.
CENTER BAR - FRONT CENTER.
The center portion is a traditional representation of the crucifixion.
FRONT LEFT AND RIGHT LOBE.
To Christ's right is the Virgin Mary His Mother whose right hand is pointing to Christ (in Greek this is known as the Hedgitera) as "the Way." St John the Baptist - the Forerunner of Christ is to His left.
a representation of St Nicholas, the 4th Century bishop of Myra and patron Saint of Russia. This holy bishop is the patron of children, sailors, travel
ers, jewelers and pawn brokers.
There is a Russian folk saying that when God becomes old and tired and he does not want to rule the world he will turn the ruling of the world to St Nicholas. Russians have great devotion of their Holy Father Nicholas.
RIGHT AND LEFT LOBES
- SS Peter and Paul. St Peter was the "first" of the Apostles and the bishop of Rome. St Paul originally persecuted Christians later becoming one of the prime exponents of the church.
- a Guardian Angel one's protector and guide in life.
SIZE: 1 3/8" x 7/8" including bail, size without bail: 1 1/4". Weight 7,0 grams
SILVER GILDING, GOLD PLATED.
sterling silver chain, gold plated, 18" length.