Silver medallion "Saint Demetrius"
The medal “Saint Demetrius” is made of fine silver 999/1000. On the front of the medal is a representation of St. Demetrius. On the back – scene from the Annunciation. Every silver medal has a casing which allows it to be used as a medallion.
Saint Demetrius is christian saint and every year on October 26th we celebrate his day. Emperor Maximilian appointed him to a high post in his hometown of Thessaloniki with order to pursue Christians. Demetrius refuses and even protects them for the rest of his life. The name of Saint Demetrius is also associated with the bulgarian history. On October 26th 1185, in “St. Demetrius” church in Tarnovgrad, Assen and Peter anonced that they were against Byzantine rule. According to the legend with the day of St. Demetrius the winter starts. Translated from Ancient Greek, the word “demetris” means: belonging to Demeter, the goddes of earth and fertility. Saint Demetrius is patron of builders, designers, construction companies, architects, engineers.