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BYZANTINE CROSS NECKLACE, C.700-1000 AD - Fagan Arms (8202603364526)
BYZANTINE CROSS NECKLACE, C.700-1000 AD - Fagan Arms (8202603364526)
BYZANTINE CROSS NECKLACE, C.700-1000 AD - Fagan Arms (8202603364526)
BYZANTINE CROSS NECKLACE, C.700-1000 AD - Fagan Arms (8202603364526)

BYZANTINE CROSS NECKLACE, C.700-1000 AD

B1999

Regular price $245.00 Sale

Silvered bronze of complex form. The cross beam centered. About 1 5/8” total height. The beams of a circle on trapezoid form. The “ears” of the trapezoids forming “crutches” representing five crosses in one and later adopted by Godfrey of Bouillon, a Frankish Knight of the First Crusade, known as Baron of the Holy Sepulcher and the Crusader King, ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem following its victorious siege in the First Crusade, as the Jerusalem Cross. One side with five dots in circle motifs, representing five wounds of Christ, and the other with nine.  The surface was restored with pure silver. On a modern Sterling silver neck chain. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.