Sacred Heart Of Jesus 17.5" made of Marble. This Sacred Heart sculpture is made of alabaster dust mixed with a durable binding compound, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy's Egregia. Mounted on a solid alabaster base. This wonderful sculpture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will grace your home or garden for generations. Jesus bears the sacred stigmata and the sacred heart. Cast in quality bonded Carrara Marble from Italy. The heart is the symbol for true love, charity, understanding, and piety, for happiness and joy as well as sorrow. It is recognized as the key organ of the human body, one that coordinates the intellect with the emotions. The emblem for devotions to the Sacred heart is a flaming heart, surmounted by a Cross and enclosed in the Crown of Thorns. As an attribute, the flaming heart generally suggests religious fervor, the pierced heart contrition and repentance. This wonderful reproduction was created by A. Giannelli who was a master sculptor who could reproduce any Master work. He was world renowned for his meticulous reproductions of these art sculptures. Statue.com exclusive statuary.