Georgian Maltese cross chalcedony pendant in 14k gold (585). This antique reliquary cross is made of four chalcedony elements forming a cross, held together by a central gold element with delicate engraving. This central element likely originally contained a woven lock of hair beneath glass, although it is no longer present. The pendant has an intricately decorated bail. This Georgian cross t is from around 1820.
Dimensions: 60 x 34 mm.
Note: Similar Georgian Maltese crosses can be seen in the Victoria & Albert Museum in England.
Condition: Missing the central protective glass, some oxidation.
Weight: 11.26 gr
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