Almost everyone knows the legend of St. Christopher where he carries a child across a lake and when he reaches the other side is told that he has been carrying not only the Christ child but the weight of the world on his shoulders. This St. Christopher patron saint medal illustrates that legend in a beautiful way and shows why St. Christopher has become the patron saint of travelers, porters and vehicle drivers. The image on the St. Chrisopher medal shows him with a child on his shoulders wading in a lake of water. Across the top of the medal are the words "St. Christopher" while across the bottom you find the words "protect us". This St. Christopher patron saint medal is made of sterling silver, comes on a 24 inch chain and measures 1 inch or about the size of a quarter making this medal the perfect size for men and older boys to wear. Confirmation, First Communion, Christmas and birthdays are just a few of the occasions on which St. Christopher patron saint medal can be given. The St. Christopher medal comes in a lovely gift box.