St. Teresa of Avila Patron Saint Medal
This handsome, heavy medal measures 1" as shown. An endless (over the head) stainless steel curb chain is standard with the 1" medal. A smaller size, 3/4" medal (preferred by most ladies) is also available with a finer, 18" stainless curb chain. The same medal is available in both sizes in a heavy 14 karat gold filled with or without a goldtone chain, or in solid 14 karat gold, without chain. If the chains provided do not suit, order the medal without chain and check out our Neck Chains for other options, styles, and sizes.
The manufacturer guarantees these medals and, should a defect ever develop, they will replace them upon receipt of the damaged item. Contact this website for full details and instructions.
Flip-top gift box is included.
St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582), a Spaniard who entered the Carmelite order of nuns was a often afflicted with illnesses. During them, she often experienced periods of ecstasy and became a great mystic and reformer of the Carmelite Order along with St. John of the Cross. She wrote several books which are Catholic classics including her autobiography, and two volumes on the spiritual life: The Way of Perfection and Interior Castle. Because of her writings, she was declared a Doctor of the Church.