MEDIEVAL PILGRIM’S RELIQUARY CROSS NECKLACE, 7th-10th CENTURY
About 1” height with centered cross beam and a square at the intersection. Each beam with incised medial and the square with indents at the corners. Carried by European pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land to visit the land where Christ lived and died, the back is recessed for the inclusion of a holy relic. Some wear from use. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat overlay restored on a gilt Sterling silver for contemporary wear. Jewelry gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.