Highly decorated and classically medieval Cross Pattee
This medieval cross is a museum recreation of an authentic 12th century cross pattee pendant that was hand-cast in bronze and worn by a fellow believer over 900 years ago. It was discovered by metal detector in England.
The middle ages were a time of great advancement in the decorative arts, and stylized crosses became a significant art from during this time. Carved molds of all varieties were crafted to create crosses from delicate to epic.
This cross has the flared ends of a cross pattee - a style of cross popular in medieval heraldry. The cross pattee was often seem on banners and flags flown by knights and noble families. What sets this cross apart is the delicate scrolled design on each of the arms and at the center. The design reflects the light, accentuating the pattern now, as it did hundreds of years ago.
The Medieval Cross Pattee Pendant
Size: 7/8" Across, 1 1/4" Tall
Original Artifact Date: circa 1,100 AD
Metal: Bronze or Proprietary, Non-Tarnishing Silver
- Description: A single-sided medieval cross pattee pendant with scrolled design and central diamond.
Of Special Note: Our exclusive Empires Collection features Museum-Quality Castings that are produced by hand, in the USA, and to exacting standards, creating jewelry pieces that are amazingly faithful to the original artifact. Each is hand-finished here in the studio - toned, hand-rubbed and polished - making the best of ancient art affordable and wearable for a life-time.
Your Empires Collection Pendant Comes Complete with:
- A Detailed, Two Page Historic Brief Researched and Written by Robert Lewis Knecht
- A 20" Leather Necklace with 2" Extender
- A Linen Gift Pouch
- A Treasure Jewelry Care Card
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