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MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN CHRISTIAN CROSS NECKLACE, 8TH-11TH CENTURY AD - Picardi Jewelers
MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN CHRISTIAN CROSS NECKLACE, 8TH-11TH CENTURY AD - Picardi Jewelers
MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN CHRISTIAN CROSS NECKLACE, 8TH-11TH CENTURY AD - Picardi Jewelers
MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN CHRISTIAN CROSS NECKLACE, 8TH-11TH CENTURY AD - Picardi Jewelers

MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN CHRISTIAN CROSS NECKLACE, 8TH-11TH CENTURY AD

A8539

Regular price $175.00 Sale

Rare variation form the period of widespread conversion from paganism and the wearing of crosses to declare the embrace of Christianity, which in some areas, was mandatory. ¾” total height. Formed as five equal squares representing the five wounds of Christ. Both sides identically formed with a depressed center flanked on its sides by ciphers or designs, somewhat indistinct as made. Unusual for its proportions and very well preserved. Charming. Professionally refurbished with 24karat gold surface restored, on a modern gilt Sterling silver neck chain. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.