Our Lady of Lourdes, of fiberglass, 60 cm, 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.
Our Lady of Lourdes or the Virgin of Lourdes is one of the most venerated marian apparitions.
The name derives from the French village Lourdes, where between the 11 of February 1858 and the 16 of July 1858, the young countrywoman Bernadette saw in a cavern 18 apparitions of a “beautiful lady”.
After the first apparition she said “I saw a lady who was wearing a white clothing, a white veil, a blue belt and with a yellow rose at her foot”.
This image of the Virgin entered the classical iconography and the statue in the cavern is a perfect reproduction.
In 1864, in the place where Bernadette had the apparitions, it was set the Virgin’s statue.
Thanks to the apparitions, the cavern became a destination for milions of pilgrims.
More than 7000000 pilgrims visited Lourdes.
The visit to the Shrine is associated to the hope to reach miracoulous healings.
The “miracoulous healings” are copious, but only a part is valid, after many investigations which could last many years.
Are about 70 the valid healings for Church.
Our Lady of Lourdes, of fiberglass,...