St. Benedict Diamond Shield PendantTo this day, after 1,400 years after his writing, the St. Benedict Rule is the most common and influential Rule used by monasteries and monks. Carrying a St. Benedict medal provides the ultimate protection from evil. It is one of the oldest and most honored medals used by Christians. The front and center of the medal the monogram "CPSB" stands for the Cross Of Holy Father Benedict. At the top of the medal "IHS" Jesus. Around the cross "V R S N S M V - S M Q L I V B" Begone Satan! Never tempt me with your vanities! What you offer me is evil. Drink the poison yourself! This original one of a kind antiquity is set in a 14k yellow gold 7.06g, champagne diamond 0.52tcw, and rhodium sterling bezel. Cynthia Ann enhanced this medal with diamond shield cross inlay. The brown patina is original.