Cross 1610-1620 One of the oldest pieces in this Museum’s jewellery collection dates from the period in which the use of large pectoral crosses waned, in fashion in the 16th century. The glass gemstones imitate the Colombian emeralds of the richest crosses.
An antique silver, gold, emerald and diamond pendant, 19th century. Designed as a cross, set with cabochon emeralds mounted in gold, surrounded by old-cut diamonds mounted in silver. Length 6cm. #antique #cross #pendant