St. Francis Porcelain Pendant
Saint Francis of Assisi - (circa 1181-1226) Patron of animals, the environment and Italy St. Francis was born in Italy. He was a wealthy man but was sympathetic to the poor.
St Francis believed that he was told by God to rebuild the Catholic Church. He did this by founding the order of the Franciscan brothers and nuns based on a foundation of merciful works, helping the poor and respect and love for all of God&rsquoays creations. Legend relates that Francis was able to speak to the animals, thus his patronage of animals.
Fine hand crafted porcelain on braided cord in gift box. The designs are fired into the CLAY at 2200 degrees, so they will not peel or wear off. Each piece is approximately 1" by1-1/2" and are on a 32 inch braided cord.