St. George, Utah Temple

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St. George, Utah, USA Temple

History

The St. George temple was greatly anticipated by the Saints. They did, however, express concern about the location as it was too boggy. President Brigham Young stood firm, stating, “We cannot move the foundation. This spot was dedicated by the Nephites. They could not build [the temple], but we can and will build it for them.” Announced November 9, 1871 ground was broken that very day! So great was the desire to have a temple that parts of it were dedicated on January 1, 1877 so ordinance work could begin. April 6, 1877 the complete building was dedicated and General Conference was opened in the temple that morning! The St. George Temple was the only one to be completed during President Brigham Young’s thirty-year time as prophet. This is the first temple where the complete endowment ceremony was performed on behalf of deceased ancestors. Several of America’s Founding Fathers visited Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple, “demanding” that their endowment work be completed (they had been baptized previously). Wilford Woodruff saw to it that their ordinance work was soon completed. This temple knows how to honor those who lived in ages past.

How Temple Coins are Made

Dave started creating jewelry using metals in 1992, ten years later he had worked with nearly every metal in the jewelry industry! Moving to Thailand, he spent the next nine years perfecting his skills with various metals, 3D models and 3D printers. He dreamed of producing something that would bring delight to purchasers and carry with it positive feelings that would touch the souls of those who owned them. In 2014 he was able to realize his dream. Returning to the US, he uses Lost-wax casting to create a metal master from brass alloy for each temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, depicting, in the highest degree of definition possible, a coin with a 3D image of a temple. The reverse of each coin is cast with the words “Stand ye in holy places.”

Purchase one or two of the temples that hold special meaning to you. Commemorate your visit to a temple by picking up the corresponding coin. Celebrate a milestone in a loved one’s life by gifting them a temple coin to inspire them. Collect them all or just a few. Some are cast in precious metals, making each coin an investment that will be a treasure in every sense of the word.

Additional Information

  • Free Shipping on orders over $35.
  • All coins are 1 1/4 in.
  • Pewter Coins are cast from lead free alloys.
  • Brass Coins cast from a silicone, brass alloy.  Giving our brass coins a rich yellow gold color for a fraction of the cost of gold coins.
  • Silver Coins are cast from an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by weight of silver and 7.5% by weight of other metals, usually copper.
  • Gold Coins cast in 14K Gold are 58.5% pure gold.  The remaining alloy consists of a copper and silver mix.
  • All of our coins are developed, cast, and finished locally in our facility in Logan, UT, U.S.A.