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What is a Saint Christopher Pendant? Everything You Need to Know! Plus NEW Off The Map Jewellery Designs

What is a Saint Christopher Pendant? Everything You Need to Know! Plus NEW Off The Map Jewellery Designs

June 06, 2020

Have you ever wondered what a Saint Christopher pendant is and why people, particularly travellers, love to wear them?

This post is going to answer all of your questions about this historical Saint!

Plus take a peek at Off The Map Jewellery's brand new Saint Christopher pendants and keyrings!

Who is Saint Christopher?

Saint Christopher is the patron saint of travellers, drivers, sailors, storms and gardeners.

He is one of the saints from a group called the “Fourteen Holy Helpers”. These 14 saints helped to fight diseases and were often called on during the Black Death in Europe.

Saint Christopher is most widely known as the patron saint of travellers. Here is the story of Saint Christopher:

One day a small child asked to be carried across a river. As he was crossing the river rose and the child became so heavy that Christopher staggered under the burden. It was only with great determination that Saint Christopher was able to deliver the child to the other side. 

The child was Christ and when Saint Christopher carried Him, he also carried the weight of the whole world on his shoulders.

What is a Saint Christopher pendant?

A Saint Christopher pendant is a traditional and iconic travel charm that you can take with you and wear during your travels.

It makes an amazing gift for the intrepid traveller in your life. If you are a traveller and want to take a lucky charm on your next trip a Saint Christopher pendant is the perfect way to spoil yourself!

Many people believe in luck and the power of carrying lucky charms. Carrying a travel charm like a Saint Christopher pendant is a declaration of good luck. 

There are so many varieties of Saint Christopher pendants, in various designs, metals and finishes. They can be worn around your neck on a chain or even carried as a key chain.

While wearing Saint Christoper pendants started as a Catholic tradition they are now for everyone. Wearing them has since spread to people of different religions and backgrounds.

Why a Saint Christopher pendant is amazing to travel with

A traditional and iconic St Christopher necklace is a trusted travel charm with a long history. It is said to bless travellers with luck and good fortune on their journeys.  

Wearing a Saint Christopher charm is a request for his blessings and good luck. People believe that he helps to ward off misfortunes such as accidents, robberies and poor health when you are travelling.

It is worn to engulf you in an aura of protection to keep you happy, healthy, safe and secure. 

It is a perfect gift for a backpacker, someone going away travelling, or anyone who travels a lot.

A Saint Christopher pendant is something you can keep long after you return home, serving as a beautiful reminder of all of your incredible adventures.

New Traditional Saint Christopher Pendants

Off The Map Jewellery has a number of new and unique Saint Christopher pendant designs available now! Each piece of jewellery is handmade and of the highest quality solid sterling silver. 

Hand polished and finished with your choice of matte, high polished or vintage style with a polished and blackened image.

For a personalised touch choose a message to get engraved on the back in the font of your choice.  

You also get to decide on the chain. A trace chain is usually chosen for women, and a hard-wearing curb chain is an ideal choice for men and women alike, with a secure lobster clasp.

Our Saint Christopher pendants are classic and timeless necklaces for men and women. They are the perfect leaving present for someone going away or working overseas and make the perfect good luck gift from mum and dad. Saint Christopher pendants are also an ideal keep safe reminder for everyone

All our jewellery is presented gift boxed, with free worldwide delivery.

Dog Tag Personalised Silver Necklace

This striking new design is a larger-sized St Christopher pendant with a linear patterned border that can be engraved on the back with a long message.

This silver pendant is made using the traditional iconic image of the legendary saint carrying the child Christ across the river.     

Dodecagon Personalised Silver Necklace- Small & Large

This traditional styled St Christopher medal is an unusual 12 sided dodecagon with faceted border.

This silver pendant is made using the traditional iconic image of the legendary saint carrying the child Christ across the river. 

The smaller size is perfect for women or men who are after something finer.

The larger size is bolder and perfect for travelling men. It is able to have a longer message engraved on the back for an extra special touch.   

Protect Us Personalised Silver Necklace

This traditional styled St Christopher pendant has the words Saint Christopher Protect Us deeply engraved around the border as a totem of good luck.

This silver pendant is also made using the traditional iconic image of the legendary saint carrying the child Christ across the river.

Faceted Oval Personalised Silver Necklace

This traditional styled St Christopher pendant has a minimalist faceted border with the traditional iconic image of the legendary saint carrying the child Christ across the river. 

The sleek design is perfect for both men and women.

Personalised Skinny Dog Tag

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This is a wearable, skinny dog tag Saint Christopher necklace in solid silver.

This lightweight & skinny silver dog tag pendant is etched with a contemporary version of Saint Christopher and made in our workshop. A message is engraved underneath, and we can also engrave the back to make it a more special travel gift.

The chain is a stylish ball chain which works perfectly with this slim dog tag pendant

Personalised Dog Tag Saint Christopher Keyringsaint christopher keyring

This is a skinny dog tag Saint Christopher keyring engraved with a message on the front (and back too if you wish) in thick and weighty solid silver.

Get the keyring engraved with a personal good luck message to make it a unique keepsake.

This lightweight & skinny silver dog tag is etched with a contemporary version of Saint Christopher.

A Saint Christopher pendant is an incredible travel charm for you or a loved one to take on your next adventure.

Our pendants are unique and each one is personalised making it a special keepsake to last a lifetime

 

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