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St. Jerome, Patron of Librarians, Book Lovers, Scholars: Handmade S...

$39

Etsy shop InTheCompanyOfSaints

I carve the original in clay and cast the statues by hand in our workshop in Natchez, Mississippi. Statues come boxed, can go outside, come with a history card, and can stand or hang. The card states the following:

Born in what is now Croatia, Jerome (ca. 345-420) became a monk around the age of 25. After a dream in which he was told he was not Christian enough, he moved to the Syrian desert to become a hermit. The desert hermits were a group of men, and a few women, who lived focused on extreme ...
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