BYZANTINE JEWELRY 11TH CENTURY Gold and enamel reliquary cross, Byzantine, early 11th century.This is a view of the closed pendant. The reverse of the pendant depicts the Virgin Mary with St Basil the Great and St Gregory Thaumaturgus. This small pendant has been found on the site of the Great Palace at Constantinople.
Moon amulet, Gochevo, South Russia, 11th Century. Moon pendants of this type were widely spread over X-XIII Rus. They were worn by women within necklaces or separately and symbolized moon, the feminine and fertility. Brass. Size 28 x 33 mm Crescent pendant p06