St Christopher Sterling Silver Pendant Charm Vintage c1970.



For protection whilst travelling from the patron saint, St Christopher, this is a fantastic sterling silver pendant or charm dating from the 1970's in sterling silver.
Legend tells us that he carried a child, who was unknown to him, across a river before the child revealed himself as Christ. Therefore, becoming the patron saint of travelers. Small images of him are often worn around the neck as a pendant, on a bracelet as charm or carried in a pocket by Christians.
The silver mark can be found to the rear, this reads 'sterling silver'. Good crisp detailing please see the pictures.
Size including bale 3.1 x 2.4 cm or 1.2 x 0.9 inches.
Weight 5.1 grams or 3.2 penny weight.