EASTERN EUROPEAN CHRISTIAN CROSS NECKLACE, 17th-18th CENTURY
17th-18th C.AD. Southern Russian, or Ukrainian. Good heavy example, over 1 1/4" height plus the suspension loop. Silvered bronze with a cross on the front with Cyrillic ciphers at the beam terminals. The reverse with remnants of inscriptions, typical for early examples. The crossbeam above the center. Professionally refurbished with the silver surface restored on a modern Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.