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Saint Therese Of The Roses Cot Pendant, Silver Plated Medal Signed Karo Set Into Bakelite, Made By Atelier St Joseph At Lisieux, Circa 1930

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Saint Therese Of The Roses Cot Pendant, Silver Plated Medal Signed Karo Set Into Bakelite, Made By Atelier St Joseph At Lisieux, Circa 1930

A beautiful cot pendant that would have been made as a baptism medal and hung at the head of the bed of a child.

It was made around 1930 by The Atelier Saint Joseph in Lisieux, France as they were the official workshop producing ratified images and artifacts of St Therese. It is signed by the famous French medallist, Karo.

The medal is silver plated onto bronze and it is set into a lovely sunburst, ivory coloured, bakelite setting and backed with gorgeous grey green bakelite. Very unusual.

It measures 6.5x5 cm not including the bail.

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (Born Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin, January 2, 1873 – September 30, 1897), or Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, O.C.D., was a French Discalced Carmelite nun. She is popularly known as "The Little Flower of Jesus" or simply, "The Little Flower".

Thérèse has been a highly influential model of sanctity for Catholics and for others because of the "simplicity and practicality of her approach to the spiritual life". Together with St. Francis of Assisi, she is one of the most popular saints in the history of the church. Pope Pius X called her "the greatest saint of modern times".

Thérèse felt an early call to religious life, and overcoming various obstacles, in 1888 at the early age of 15, she became a nun and joined two of her elder sisters in the cloistered Carmelite community of Lisieux, Normandy. After nine years as a Carmelite religious, having fulfilled various offices such as sacristan and assistant to the novice mistress, and having spent her last eighteen months in Carmel in a night of faith, she died of tuberculosis at the age of 24. Her feast day is on October 1. Thérèse is well known throughout the world, with the Basilica of Lisieux being the second largest place of pilgrimage in France after Lourdes
Saint Therese Of The Roses Cot Pendant, Silver Plated Medal Signed Karo Set Into Bakelite, Made By Atelier St Joseph At Lisieux, Circa 1930

A beautiful cot pendant that would have been made as a baptism medal and hung at the head of the bed of a child.

It was made around 1930 by The Atelier Saint Joseph in Lisieux, France as they were the official workshop producing ratified images and artifacts of St Therese. It is signed by the famous French medallist, Karo.

The medal is silver plated onto bronze and it is set into a lovely sunburst, ivory coloured, bakelite setting and backed with gorgeous grey green bakelite. Very unusual.

It measures 6.5x5 cm not including the bail.

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (Born Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin, January 2, 1873 – September 30, 1897), or Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, O.C.D., was a French Discalced Carmelite nun. She is popularly known as "The Little Flower of Jesus" or simply, "The Little Flower".

Thérèse has been a highly influential model of sanctity for Catholics and for others because of the "simplicity and practicality of her approach to the spiritual life". Together with St. Francis of Assisi, she is one of the most popular saints in the history of the church. Pope Pius X called her "the greatest saint of modern times".

Thérèse felt an early call to religious life, and overcoming various obstacles, in 1888 at the early age of 15, she became a nun and joined two of her elder sisters in the cloistered Carmelite community of Lisieux, Normandy. After nine years as a Carmelite religious, having fulfilled various offices such as sacristan and assistant to the novice mistress, and having spent her last eighteen months in Carmel in a night of faith, she died of tuberculosis at the age of 24. Her feast day is on October 1. Thérèse is well known throughout the world, with the Basilica of Lisieux being the second largest place of pilgrimage in France after Lourdes

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Delivery is almost always through the French Postal Service using the Petit Packet Prioritaire system for parcels up to 2 kilos. Above that weight it has to be the Collissimo service and where that is the case the postage is considerably more and this will be noted in the delivery cost.

Should insurance or tracking be required please let me know at the time of purchase and I will get a quote for you. Tracking is standard with Collissimo but an extra with the first service.

We are in rural France and they have many public holidays so although I try to send packages out within three working days of purchase it is not always possible. Occasionally also, snow or bad weather can cause delays.

Post within Europe is usually reasonably quick but can take up to several weeks to the USA or China.

Please note that customs regulations differ from country to country and it is for the buyer to ensure that any customs or other duties levied by their country of residence is paid. I cannot accept any responsibility for that.

It is important to note that insurance will only be paid by the carrier if the customer either refuses the package or inspects it before the deliverer leaves and notes any damage found. If this procedure is not adhered to the carrier will not pay a claim and in those circumstances I cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss discovered after the deliverer has gone.

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Saint Therese Of The Roses Cot Pendant, Silver Plated Medal Signed Karo Set Into Bakelite, Made By Atelier St Joseph At Lisieux, Circa 1930

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  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Material: silver
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