St Dominic Medal, Patron Saint of Astronomy & Astronomers


Pewter medal of Saint Dominic with the words "Pray For Us" on the reverse.

Saint Dominic is the patron of Astronomers and Astronomy due to a legend of a star which settled on him during his christening. Born in 1170 in Spain, his feast day is 8 August. Founder of the Dominican Order of Preaching Friars, Dominic was an educated man who attended university to study theology. He is often shown in Christian art with a book in his hand to signify his great learning, or a lily to symobolise the great purity of his life.

Made in Italy with nickle & lead free pewter, 2.5cm tall including the top loop. The medal comes with a steel split-ring through the top loop so it is ready to use.

Looking for a chain to wear this medal as a pendant? Try this range of stainless steel chains which tone very well with the oxidised finish on the medal.

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