Personalised St Christopher pendants from Scarlett Jewellery are a wonderful gift for a special man in your life.
St Christopher pendants are traditionally worn as a travel charm to bring luck and good fortune on a journey.
The unique range of St Christopher pendants at Scarlett Jewellery makes the perfect gift for a man who is embarking on travels or perhaps a new phase in life. These personalised pendants add a touch of style and sentiment to his wardrobe, making them a great gift for any occasion.
Embarking on new adventures in life can be daunting, whether it is starting a new job, moving overseas or graduating from University.
This is why it is so special to have a special give good luck charm, like a St Christopher, for his collection.
Whether it is a gift for your son, grandson, brother, father, friend or partner, a St Christopher pendant makes a wonderful gift for their birthday, anniversary, Christmas, graduation or to congratulate them on reaching a special milestone.
These are the ideal gift for someone who loves to travel!
With a little bit of faith, a good luck charm can give you comfort that your loved ones will safely travel through the journey of life.
In this post, you will learn all about the history of St Christopher, the meaning and symbolism of St Christopher pendants and also a range of stunning St Christopher pendants for him.
What is a good luck charm?
A good luck charm or talisman is something you carry with you for good luck and protection on your journey. You can get yourself a travel charm or someone who wants to wish you all the best luck may gift one to you.
Many people believe in luck and the power of carrying lucky charms with them wherever they go. Carrying a travel charm is a declaration of good luck. You are willing to succeed on your journey, be happy and always return home safely.
Who is Saint Christopher?
Saint Christopher is the patron saint of travellers, drivers, sailors, storms and gardeners.
Saint Christopher is most widely known as the patron saint of travellers. Many people never go on a trip without wearing a Saint Christopher pendant!
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.
Saint Christopher asked the child why he was so heavy. The child told him that he had borne upon his back the world and Him who created it. The child was Christ and when Saint Christopher carried Him, he also carried the weight of the whole world on his shoulders.
The meaning and symbolism of St Christopher pendants
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 carry him with you.
“Carry me safely to my destined place, like you carried Christ in your close embrace.”
The Saint Christopher pendant is usually worn on a necklace and is used as a lucky travel talisman. It is said to bless travellers who bear it with luck and good fortune to those on their journeys.
Carrying a Saint Christopher charm brings the wearer health, prosperity and faith. It is worn to engulf the wearer in an aura of protection to keep them happy, healthy, safe and secure.
A Saint Christopher pendant will also remind the person you gave it to of you no matter how far their journey takes them away from you.
It also serves as a beautiful reminder of all of the journey they were on at the time the pendant was gifted.
A special pendant can be kept forever and handed down to future generations along with the tales of their journey through life.
St Christopher pendants are perfect for:
- Backpackers, Adventurers and Globetrotters
- Gap Year Travellers
- Frequent Fliers
- International Cyclists
- Long and Short Haul Holidays
Types of St Christopher pendants
Scarlett Jewellery uses a variety of original Saint Christopher designs made to last with solid sterling silver. There is also a variety of other lucky travel themed pendants to choose from such as beautiful compass designs, world maps and runes.
Scarlett Jewellery will personalise each piece with an engraving of your choice on the back at no additional cost to you.
Here is our round-up of our favourite St Christopher charm pendants available from Scarlett Jewellery.
VINTAGE STYLE PERSONALISED SILVER NECKLACE
A vintage styled silver St Christopher pendant in oxidised solid silver, engraved on the back with your personal message is the perfect gift for him.
The gorgeous dark tone to this traditional icon of safe travels makes this a wearable and stylish men's pendant. When engraved on the back it's a thoughtful way to commemorate a special occasion. The engraved side has a gentle satin finish.
BRUSHED SILVER SMALL ST CHRISTOPHER PERSONALISED SILVER NECKLACE
A unique, small brushed silver traditional Saint Christopher necklace - the message on the border reads 'Saint Christopher - Protect Us', bringing positive energy and well wishes to the wearer.
Finished with a contemporary brushed texture this little necklace is solid sterling silver and comes with your choice of chain.
PERSONALISED ST CHRISTOPHER NECKLACE - SILVER & SOLID GOLD
This delicate silver pendant has a solid gold centre carved with the traditional iconic image of the legendary saint carrying the child Christ across a river. The message around the silver border reads 'St Christopher - Travel Safe' bringing positive energy and well wishes to the wearer.
The back is polished for your engraved message. Choose from five stylish fonts for your engraving which will be deeply done left un-blackened to match the front.
'PROTECTUS' ST CHRISTOPHER DOG TAG PERSONALISED SILVER NECKLACE
Our own unique Dog Tag style St Christopher with a ribbon banner etched with St Christopher & the Latin word 'protectus' meaning covered, protected, defended. A great symbol of protection synonymous with the Patron Saint of Travel.
This unique and heavy solid silver pendant features a bold image of Saint Christopher radiating sun rays and bordered with indented stars.
Choose from a contemporary matte, high polished, or with antique/oxidised finish, all available with engraving on the back.
SMALL SAINT CHRISTOPHER PERSONALISED SILVER NECKLACE
A traditional small-sized St Christopher necklace that reads 'Saint Christopher Protect Us' on the border with the traditional iconic image of the legendary saint.
Hand polished with your choice of finish - contemporary matte, polished, or antique-styled blackened image, with your engraved message on the back.
PERSONALISED SKINNY DOG TAG ST CHRISTOPHER SILVER NECKLACE
A wearable, skinny dog tag Saint Christopher necklace engraved with a message on the front in solid silver.
This lightweight & skinny silver dog tag pendant is etched with a contemporary version of Saint Christopher designed and made by us 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 that works perfectly with this slim dog tag pendant - the ideal lightweight for everyday wear on their travels and adventures.
ST CHRISTOPHER LARGE DODECAGON PERSONALISED SILVER NECKLACE
A twelve-sided solid silver St Christopher pendant, engraved on the back in a large size for a man going travelling.
This silver pendant is made using the traditional iconic image of the legendary saint carrying the child Christ across the river. The 12 sided border has a framed, bold faceted edge.
The next time someone you love is embarking on an adventure make sure you give the precious gift of a Saint Christopher pendant infused with faith, luck and good fortune.