Petite in size, but not detail, this Creed St Michael medal is available in Sterling or Vermeil Plate (22k gold over sterling) with an 18" chain. 14k Gold St Michael medal, chain is sold seperately. The name Michael signifies "Who is like to God?" and was the warcry of the good angels in the battle fought in heaven against satan and his followers. Holy Scripture describes St. Michael as "one of the chief princes," and leader of the forces of heaven in their triumph over the powers of hell. Although he is always called "the Archangel," the Greek Fathers and many others place him over all the angels - as Prince of the Seraphim. St. Michael is the patron of grocers, mariners, paratroopers, police. Ideal size for woman.