Antique cross of Bishop Leon-Adolphe Amette,Bishop of Bayeux, France ,dated August 4th, 1900. The four edges of the cross are decorated with four cabochons of Chalcedony. The cross is made of Vermeil. On the back side the cross has finest silver and gold engraving. In the center there is the apostle S. Peter and coat of arms on the sides.
Jeweled Cross, Kremlin Armory, Moscow, Russia, This image is the first in a series taken inside the Kremlin Armory, a treasury of Czarist art and artifacts inside the Kremlin walls in Moscow. This beautiful piece shows that the Czars did not prefer humble, unadorned religious symbols.
Tony Duquette (American, 1914-1999), 'Representing the Inherent Power in the True Knowledge of the Peace That Passeth All Understanding', 1990s. A chrysocolla, azurmalachite and vermeil necklace, signed Tony Duquette, with original box, length 17 1/2in (44.5cm). Sold for $12,200