Pilgrim of Saint James also called simply “Saint James”. He wears his attributes: the bumblebee, the scallop shell on the hat and around the neck, as well as the bible in his hand.
This statue is representative of the medieval pilgrimage to Compostela, this pilgrim travels the path of St James. This well-known path passes in front of the workshop shop, it is still used by pilgrims today.
It is a sandstone statue, waterproof, which does not fear frost. It can be installed outside or in a niche.
Anecdote about the pilgrims of Saint Jacques
Pilgrims did not wear the scallop shell until they returned from their pilgrimage as proof that they had completed their pilgrimage. They were picking the shell at Finistere of Santiago de Compostela .