Antique Spanish Saint Joseph holding Baby Jesus icon featuring on the front side: Saint Joseph holding baby Jesus & lilies in the other hand (lilies considered to be a symbol of humility, chastity, innocence, and purity), with words in Spanish forming an oval frame: Proteged a la Iglesia y Su Cabeza Visile -meaning Protect the Church and its Visible Head. Featuring on the reverse side: Papal Regalia (The Pope’s Symbol) Crossed keys are symbols of the Pope’s authority. St. Peter who was considered to be the first Pope, promised the key to the kingdom of Heaven. A representation of the triple tiara combined with two crossed keys of Saint Peter continues to be used as a symbol of the papacy and appears on papal documents, buildings, and insignia. With Spanish words forming a frame around it: Proteced A La Iglesia Y Su Careza Visile meaning: Protected the Church and its Visible Head
♛ Antique Bronze Spanish Saint Joseph holding baby Jesus icon featuring The Papal Regalia on the other side
♛ Hand Crafted Solid Bronze Link Chain
♛ 8mm Genuine Rutilated Quartz Faceted Beads
♛ 10mm Genuine Black Pearl Beads
♛ Approximately 37 inches in length
♛ La Magdala signature brass charm insignia
Every gem is hand picked and chosen for its color, beauty, & uniqueness. Every Icon is selected for its rarity, aesthetic significance, & natural provenance. Every completed object d’ art is one of a kind & handmade in Scottsdale Arizona.