This Miraculous medal is ideal for those looking to buy in bulk quantity, especially since the medal makes a great gift for church groups, classrooms, First Communion, Confirmation, and more! The Miraculous medal has been around since 1830, when the Virgin Mary appeared to St. Catherine Laboure and commissioned her to create a medal that contained the images which were revealed to her. The Miraculous medal measures 7/8 inch and contains an image of the Blessed Mother with the words "O Mary conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee." The back of Miraculous medal is the Virgin's monogram- the letter "M" with a cross and 12 stars, the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Miraculous medals have been favorites of Catholics since its creation, and are a great way to keep Mary throughout the day. Chains sold separately.