Statue of Saint Blaise, 80 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.
St. Blaise was a bishop and a martyr. He is commemorated on the 3rd of February.
He died in 316 but there are not informations about his birth. According to his “Acts”, Blaise was a doctor and he began bishop of Sebaste (in Armenia), where he was martyrized.
According to the tradition he miracously saved a guy, who was suffocating with a fishbone. From this episode it descended the ritual of “The blessing of St. Blaise”, against the infections of the throat.
He is illustrated as an old bishop, with a baby.
Statue of Saint Blaise, 80 cm of...