9ct gold and enamel Madonna and Child medal, with chain.
The Madonna, coming from the Italian for 'My Lady', is a representation of Mary, Mother of Jesus. This is a central icon in both the Catholic and Orthodox churches. There is great significance given to this symbol, love, purity, youth, chastity and immortality. Mary as the mother of God signifies an image of life, both the purity of the life to which she gave birth, as well as the everlasting life that Jesus Christ represents to followers of the Christian faith.
This medal has a diameter of 15mm and comes on an adjustable 16 - 18'' chain.
Chain ref: 3501156