Antique St. Joseph with ChildJoseph was the husband of Mary and the foster father of Jesus. He was a carpenter as well as a compassionate caring man. When he discovered Mary was pregnant, and knew the child was not his, he sent Mary away to save her. An angel came to him in a dream telling him to not be afraid to take Mary as his wife because what is conceived in her was from the Holy Spirit. He did as the angel told him and took Mary as his wife. St. Joseph is the patron saint of the dying, unborn children and workers. Antique St. Joseph with Child Medal, Surrounded by a Champagne Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold and Black Rhodium Channel Set Bezel, Hanging from a Champagne Diamond, 14k Gold and Black Rhodium Openable Bale.