For the traveling man of faith, this Saint Christopher medal is believed to help protect you throughout your ventures. The handsome sterling silver pendant depicts the symbol in a frame that reads "Saint Christopher Protect Us." Suspends from a stainless steel curb chain with a springring clasp. Satin-finished and polished pendant necklace.
DROP: A dangling or stationary detail which "drops" from a bale, strand or earring backing.
1 1/4 inches
Necklace Drop Width:
STAINLESS: Stainless steel is steel alloyed with at least 10.5% chromium. The presence of chromium increases the steel's ability to resist corrosion, rusting, and staining. Stainless steel is often used in watches and modern-industrial jewelry design.
STEEL: Steel is a gray-colored metal, composed primarily of iron and carbon. It has great hardness, ductility, and tensile strength, allowing it to be a used in buildings and tools. In jewelry, "steel" is often a reference to "stainless steel," which contains at least 10.5% chromium. Because it is durable and slow to rust or stain, stainless steel is often used in watches and modern-industrial jewelry design.
STERLING SILVER: Also known as "Standard Silver," sterling silver is silver alloyed with other metals to increase the hardness and durability. Generally, sterling is 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals. Some sterling silver jewelry is plated with 14kt-18kt gold and referred to as "vermeil," or "gold over sterling."
SATIN: A finish with a smooth, frost-like appearance. Is soft to the touch, but doesn't have the same mirror-like shine as a polished piece.
POLISHED: A buffed-out finish used to produce a mirror-like shine.
CURB: A chain of special curved links that interlock even while laid flat. The links can all be the same size or be graduated towards the center.
SPRINGRING CLASP: Invented in the early 1900s this diminutive device is highly effective. It's a hollow circular metal fastener with a spring opening. This keeps the clasp closed.