St. Lucy Pendant Necklace
The St. Lucy Pendant Necklace is handcrafted from Surgical Steel or 18k Gold finish with a hand-poured liquid glass dome. The durable charm measures 0.9" diameter (about the size of a quarter) and comes with an adjustable 18"- 22" luxury chain. A truly beautiful accessory that makes a lovely and unique gift.
■ Silver: Surgical Steel
■ Gold: 18k Gold Finish
■ Handmade in the USA
This is a couture item which is custom made-on-demand. Our couture collections feature exclusive, custom designs with our signature crown somewhere within the design. Not sold in stores and you won’t find this anywhere else. EXCLUSIVELY AT VENXARA.
SHIPPING + DELIVERY
HANDMADE IN THE USA | This custom made-on-demand Pendant Necklace ships world-wide directly from our fine craftsmen in New Jersey, USA. Destination tracking is available on this item for most countries. A tracking number will be emailed to you once your order has shipped.
Production Time: 4-8 days
Ship Time: 5-15 days
Please Note: During peak shopping seasons, production and ship time may take a little longer than normal. If you are buying this item as a gift, please order as early as possible. We don't want to disappoint you or the gift recipient with a potentially delayed order.
For countries where tracking numbers are not available, this item should arrive by regular post within 2-4 weeks. Orders that have not arrived within 45 days of order processing are eligible for a free reshipment or a refund.
ABOUT THIS SAINT
283 — 304
Feast Day December 13
Patron Saint of the blind, eye troubles and ailments, virgins, blindness of truth and faith, authors, cutlers, laborers, martyrs, peasants and salesmen.
According to tradition, Lucy was born to rich and noble parents in the year 283 in Syracuse, Italy. Her father was of Roman origin, but his early death left her dependent upon her mother, whose name, Eutychia, seems to indicate that she was of Greek heritage.
Like so many of the early martyrs, Lucy had consecrated her virginity to God, and she hoped to devote all her worldly goods to the service of the poor.
Her mother arranged a marriage for her, but for three years she managed to postpone the marriage. Lucy prayed at the tomb of Saint Agatha to change her mother’s mind about her faith. As a result, her mother's long hemorrhagic illness was cured, and she consented to Lucy's desire to live for God.
Lucy’s rejected bridegroom, Paschasius, denounced Lucy as a Christian. The governor planned to force her into prostitution, but when guards went to fetch her, they could not move her even when they hitched her to a team of oxen. The governor ordered her to be killed instead.
Lucy warned Paschasius he would be punished. After a gruesome torture which included having her eyes gouged out, she was surrounded by bundles of wood which were set afire, but the fire quickly died out. She prophesied against her persecutors, and was then executed by being stabbed to death with a dagger.
When her body was being prepared for burial, they discovered her eyes had been restored. This and her name which means "light" led to her patronage with eyes; the blind, eye trouble, other eye ailments as well as blindness of truth and faith.