$6,965.00 Regular price

Rare 18th Century Gold & Tortoise Cross hung on Onyx & Gold Chain

The magnificent centerpiece of this collector’s necklace is a rare 18th Century Ilocano cross made from tortoise & Gold. The “mariposa” or butterfly pendant appears to be original to the cross & by the same goldsmith.

We have never seen a cross of this type without a Corpus Christi; this is the first time we see a four-leaf/petal form in that central place. We paired this wonderful object with faceted black onyx & antique Filipino gold beads, also faceted. At the back, in 18 Karat Gold, is our logo-toggle.

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