This wonderful sculpture of Saint Patrick in a faux granite color will be a welcome addition to your home or garden. Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, was born in Wales. When he was sixteen, he was sold into slavery to Ireland where he was a shepherd for six years. While in captivity he studied and turned to religion. He escaped slavery and later returned to Ireland as a missionary, determined to convert Ireland to Christianity. He used the shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity. Patrick was quite successful at winning converts. Plugged at base to allow for easy filling of gravel, stone or rock to provide extra weight. Comes with filling instructions of this hollow cast statue and how to care for your statuary. Makes a perfect Irish Catholic gift.