Antique Italian Saints Cosmas and Damian + Virgin Mary Pendant Necklace
Antique Italian Saints Cosmas and Damian + Virgin Mary Pendant Necklace
Antique Italian Saints Cosmas and Damian + Virgin Mary Pendant Necklace
Antique Italian Saints Cosmas and Damian + Virgin Mary Pendant Necklace
Antique Italian Saints Cosmas and Damian + Virgin Mary Pendant Necklace
Antique Italian Saints Cosmas and Damian + Virgin Mary Pendant Necklace
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Antique Italian Saints Cosmas and Damian + Virgin Mary Pendant Necklace

Antique Catholic medal necklace, found in Italy. The pendant features Saints Cosmas and Damian (Santi Cosma e Damiano) on one side and the Virgin Mary (featured in an immaculate heart motif) on the other. Saints Cosmas and Damian were two Arab physicians and Christian martyrs in modern day Syria. They lived in the 3rd Century. They are the patron saints of doctors, surgeons, and veterinarians. 

The chain was added later; it is vintage and sterling silver (marked "925 Italy").

Length of necklace (hanging): 9"
Total length of chain: 16"
Pendant: 1.25"