This unique and lovely soldered medal depicts Joan of Arc. I love her as a historical figure and saint because she was intently brave and lived a life that followed her convictions. She is known as the patron saint of soldiers. “There is great pity in the kingdom of France.” That is what the Archangel St. Michael told Joan of Arc in the year 1429. Here is a brief history from history.com about Joan of Arc: "Joan of Arc, a peasant girl living in medieval France, believed that God had chosen her to lead France to victory in its long-running war with England.
With no military training, Joan convinced the embattled crown prince Charles of Valois to allow her to lead a French army to the besieged city of Orléans, where it achieved a momentous victory over the English and their French allies, the Burgundians. After seeing the prince crowned King Charles VII, Joan was captured by Anglo-Burgundian forces, tried for witchcraft and heresy and burned at the stake in 1431, at the age of 19. By the time she was officially canonized in 1920, the Maid of Orléans (as she was known) had long been considered one of history’s greatest saints, and an enduring symbol of French unity..."
Width: 23mm Height: 26mm Qty: 1 Metal: Pewter Finish: 12k
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Carson's Cove Metals and Finishes
Carson's Cove (CC) finishes are achieved with high-quality plating done by family-owned businesses in the United States. We do our best to maintain consistent finishes, but due to the nature of plating, there may be slight differences between batches.
All Carson's Cove "12k Antiqued Gold" finish components are plated with real 12k gold, and then antiqued. They are all the same gold, but highly textured pieces may look a bit different than smooth pieces because the texture captures more of the antiquing elements. Why 12k gold? Because 12k gold is a light, neutral gold without an orange tone, and it looks beautiful on every skin tone!
CC "Antiqued Silver" finish differs from "Antiqued Pewter" finish in that the silver finish is brighter and lighter than the pewter finish. However, many designers mix and match the two.
CC pewter components are made of high-quality pewter that is free of lead and cadmium. Most CC chain is made of regular steel, and some is made of brass. It is then plated with the various CC finishes. CC plating is known to hold up very well over time, but as always with any plated items, we recommend keeping it away from water and perfume.
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