Saint Christopher is the Catholic patron saint of travelers. His most famous legend tells that he carried a child, who was unknown to him, across a river before the child revealed himself as Christ. Therefore, he is the patron saint of travelers, and small images of him are often worn around the neck, on a bracelet, carried in a pocket, or placed in vehicles.
Our Lady of the Highway is a representation of the Virgin Mary, Christ's mother, as protector of travelers. There are many highway shrines to Our Lady of the Highway in the USA, as well as many Catholic churches bearing the Our Lady of the Highway name.

Excellent detail in this heavy-cast Sterling silver medal.

Marking: "Sterling" at top left on the Saint Christopher side (see photo).

Front: detailed bas-relief image, embellished with bright-cut, of Our Lady of the Highway with the inscription "Our Lady of the Highway Pray for Us".
Back: detailed bas-relief image of Saint Christopher carrying the Christ child on his left shoulder with the inscription "Behold St. Christopher and go your way in safety".

Use as a charm on a bracelet, a pendant on a necklace or chain, a medal on a keychain, hang on a carabiner in a backpack, carry loose in a pocket, place in a vehicle.

Material: Sterling silver

Style: Vintage

Shape: Oval

Dimensions: 1-1/2" height (including loop on top) x 3/4" width

Weight: 6 grams
Condition: Excellent (shows little or no wear)
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