A precious metal, first mentioned in the Bible in Genesis 2. It was one of the gifts of the Magi to the Infant Jesus (Matthew 2) offered to Him as symbol of His kingship. It is a symbol of purity (Job 23), and great value (Isaiah 13).
- Saint Apollonia of Alexandria
- Saint Balther of Lindisfarne
- Saint Dunstan of Canterbury
- Saint Eligius of Noyon
- Saint Nicholas of Myra