The hand painted Saint Christopher statue features a beautiful full color depiction of the saint with the Child Jesus resting upon his shoulders. Saint Christopher is the patron saint and protector of travel. A detailed St. Christopher statue makes an excellent gift for those involved in the travel industry such as flight attendants, pilots, chauffeurs, train operators and more. The statue is rich in color and is beautifully detailed. The petite statue is made from Italian plaster for durability and the finest quality possible.