Many Christians who have St. Nicholas as a patron saint wear a St. Nicholas medal or a St. Nicholas pendant. The St. Nicholas charm is a favorite for children to be worn for the intercession and protection of St. Nicholas.
Parents often wear a St. Nicholas necklace, praying for his aid in keeping their children safe from injuries and the evils of the world.
St. Nicholas is also known as: Klaus, Mikulas, Nicholas of Bari, Nicolaas, Nicolas, Niklas, and Santa Claus.
He was a priest and bishop of Myra during the fourth century and is revered for his generosity and protector of the innocent. St. Nicholas is the patron saint for a long list of causes and countries.