EUROPEAN RELIQUARY CROSS NECKLACE 7th-10th CENTURY JEWELRY
Gilt bronze. Slightly under 1 1/8” height. Broad beams with the cross beam above the center. The junction with a square expansion. Incised with a cross. The back recessed for inclusion of a holy relic, such as a splinter of the true cross or hair of a saint. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored and mounted on a modern gilt neck chain for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.