Miraculous Medal

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I carry a few variations of these pendants on the site but the German Alpacca pendants are by far my favorite. Coming from a world where everything is cast out of an original, it was a real treat finding the Originals. All pieces are struck, not cast and in this difference lies the Details that makes these pendants beautiful.

These are the best medals I have ever seen and my private collection has 1 of each that I sell. I am truly hoping and can keep getting these pendants on a long-term basis but all great findings eventually dwindle down to nothing. If you want a nice, quality, beautiful, and sturdy pendant; the German Alpacca pendants are your best choice.

Alpacca
18mm

The Front Side
• Mary stands on a globe, crushing a serpent beneath her feet. Describing the original vision, Catherine said the Blessed Mother appeared radiant as a sunrise, "in all her perfect beauty."
• Rays shoot out from Mary's hands, which she told Catherine, "... symbolize the graces I shed upon those who ask for them."
• Words from the vision form an oval frame around Mary: "O Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee."
Seen as a matrix, the elements of the front design encapsulate major Marian tenets:

Quality of Our Lady As Illustrated by the Medal
• Mother Her open arms, the "recourse" we have in her
• Immaculate The words, "conceived without sin"
• Assumed into Heaven She stands on the globe
• Mediatrix Rays from her hands symbolizing "graces"
• Our Protection Crushes the serpent (Gn. 3:15)

The Reverse Side
• A cross-and-bar surmounts a large, bold "M"
• 12 stars disperse around the perimeter
• Two hearts are depicted underneath the "M," the left lapped with a crown of thorns, the right skewed by a sword. From each, a flame emanates from the top. Again, employing a grid analysis, we can see how the reverse-side design contains great symbolism reflecting major tenets of the Catholic faith.

Design Element and its Catholic Meaning
• The large letter "M" — Mary as Mother, Mediatrix.
• Cross and bar — Jesus' cross of Redemption.
• 12 stars — 12 Apostles, who formed the first Church.
• Left Heart — The Sacred Heart, who died for our sins.
• Right Heart — The Immaculate Heart, who intercedes for us.
• Flames — The burning love Jesus and Mary have for us.



Reviews
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(8)
A very beautiful Miraculous Medal.
Mar 19, 2017 by LoriCitsay
May 4, 2016 by Justin Ho
Jan 25, 2016 by Anne Roche
Absolutely love this Medal. Just what I was looking for. Thank you so much.
Nov 1, 2015 by Karen Johnstone
Sep 18, 2015 by acrobert1

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