Statue of Saint Maria Goretti, 85 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.
The virgin and martyr Saint Maria Goretti is commemorated on the 6th of July.
She was born in 1890 in Corinald, near Ancona and she died in 1902. When she was a baby she showed signs of sanctity. She was persecuted by a youth, with bad purposes. One day, while everyone was at work, he found Maria and he assailed her. She tried to defend her self, but she died.
When in 1950 she was canonized, there were her mother, her family and also her murderer.
It is believed that she made 40 miracles. She is illustrated as a youth with the palm and the lily.
Statue of Saint Maria Goretti, 85 cm...