four silver heart shaped ring boxes on a silver platter
AUTHENTIC 1800s SILVER GILT FLAMING HEART EX VOTO LOCKET RELIQUARY Authentic silver gilt flaming heart ex voto locket reliquary. These reliquaries were used to house devotional messages of thanks and placed on a Saint in a church or place of worship. Perfect size to be used as a pendant. Measures: 2.54" tall. Has an "O" ring on the back to hang. Excellent condition.
Arm Reliquary, 13th century, with 15th C additions. French Silver, silver-gilt, glass and rock-crystal cabochons over wood core. Glistening silver, rock crystal, and glass gems enliven this reliquary in the form of an arm raised in a gesture of blessing. Emblematic of priestly authority, arm reliquaries were placed at the altar and also processed among the faithful. A parchment tag behind the rock crystal and an engraved cuff at the wrist indicate that the relics contained were of Saint Fiacre.