Statue of Saint Christopher of resin, 30 cm, handmade in Italy
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Time of realization about 20/30 days
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Full resin statue, printed and hand perfected by skilled artisans, who delete the imperfections. When the statue is perfectly smoothed it is carried to the coloring section, where it is hand painted with indelible varnishes, according to the classical iconography. The resini s a plastic material, which is solid thanks to hardener substances. It is resistant to the atmospheric agents. The difference with the fiberglass is that it does not contain the fiber.
Saint Christopher martyr is commemorated on the 25th of July.
He probably was a martyr who was killed in Licia.
Around his name were born incredible legends. One of the most extraordinary was that which narrated that he crossed the river with a baby and, though he was a giant and rugged man, he was as if his weight overlooked him. That baby was Jesus, who was bringing the weight of the entire world.
This episode originated the most recurring depiction of the Saint. He is illustrated while crossing the river, as a giant man, with a walking stick and the Baby on the shoulders. The Baby has got a blue sphere with a cross.
Christpher is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers.
Statue of Saint Christopher of resin,...