Statue of Saint Dominic Savio, 126 cm of fiberglass, handmade in Italy.
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Time of realization about 20/30 days
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Fiberglass statue, internally empty and very light. It is suitable to be carried during the processions. The manufacturing is entirely manual. When the two parts are linked, there is the finishing of the statue and it is perfectly smoothed, then the statue goes through the coloring section. The skilled decorators hand paint using particolar varnishes, conforming to the traditional iconography. The fiberglass is a plastic material, very resistant and humidity absorber which is used in many sectors: industry, furnitures, building of boats, airplanes, vehicles, garden swimmingpool etc.
Saint Dominic Savio is commemorated on the 9th of March. He lived between 1842 and 1857.
He was born on the 2 of April 1842 in Chieri, a little village in Piemonte. He was novice of Saint John Bosco, who wrote his memories.
Until he was a child he promised to live in an absolute christianity.
He died on the 9th of March 1857 in Castelnuovo.
He is the most young non-martyr saint in the history of the Church. He founded in 1856 the Sodality of Mary the Immaculate. He was canonized in 1954.
He is illustrated as a youth in civil clothes, with a book in the hands where there is the motto “To die but not sin”
Statue of Saint Dominic Savio, 126 cm...