Baptismal Shell - Sterling Silver

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Baptismal Shell - Sterling Silver

Product Code: 8070920S

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Baptismal Shell - Sterling Silver
Baptismal Shell - Sterling Silver

A medieval Christian making the pilgrimage to St James' shrine would carry a scallop shell with him to present to abbeys, churches, castles etc. where he could expect to be given as much sustenance in the form of barley, oats or perhaps beer or wine as a scoop would allow. Thus even the poorest household could give charity without being overburdened.