St Florian is the protector in danger from fire and water. Many miracles are attributed to his intercession.St. Florian commemorated in the Roman Martyrology on May 4th, was an officer of the Roman army, who occupied a high administrative post in Noricum, now part of Austria, and who suffered death for the Faith in the days of Diocletian. His legendary "Acts" state that he gave himself up at Lorch to the soldiers of Aquilinus, the governor, when they were rounding up the Christians, and after making a bold confession, he was twice scourged, half-flayed alive, set on fire, and finally thrown into the river Enns with a stone around his neck. His body, recovered and buried by a pious woman. This St Florian medal is the perfect size for women. The medal is available in Sterling Silver and 22k Gold over Sterling (Vermeil Plate) with 18" Chain. 14K Gold Medal Only. Chain can be purchased separately. Great gift idea for women Firefighters and wives of Firefighters.