Byzantine Bronze Cross from 6th Century framed in a 14k Gold Pendant with Diamonds and a Ruby


An exquisite 6th-century Byzantine bronze cross, encased in 14k gold and adorned with diamonds and a ruby

● Early Christian Bronze Cross.
● 14k gold frame.
● Diamonds and a ruby.
● Size: 2.2″ / 5.5 cm (including bale).
● Weight: 13.1 Grams.
● Certificate of authenticity.
● Made in Jerusalem.



In an exceptional offering that bridges the sacred and the sumptuous – A Byzantine bronze cross from the 6th century, magnificently framed within a 14k gold pendant adorned with diamonds and a central ruby. This unparalleled piece not only embodies the rich spiritual and artistic heritage of the Byzantine era but also represents a unique fusion of historical artifact and modern luxury.

The bronze cross itself exhibits the elegant simplicity and symbolic power characteristic of early Byzantine religious artifacts. Its design reflects the transitional period of Byzantine art, merging the austere spirituality of the Christian faith with the burgeoning artistic expressions of the era. The cross has been meticulously conserved, ensuring that its historical integrity and aesthetic allure remain intact for future generations to admire.

The sale of this Byzantine bronze cross is not merely a transaction but an invitation to partake in the rich tapestry of human history. It appeals to those who seek to imbue their collections with the depth of spiritual meaning and the pinnacle of artistic achievement. The cross’s journey from a 6th-century Byzantine workshop to a modern-day treasure framed in gold and gems encapsulates a narrative of enduring faith and transcendent beauty.

6th Century Artifact Encased in 14k Gold & Gems

The decision to frame this ancient bronze cross in a contemporary setting of 14k gold, diamonds, and a central ruby is a stroke of visionary artistry. This modern embellishment does not detract from the cross’s historical essence; rather, it enhances its appeal, blending the sacred relic with the timeless allure of fine jewelry. The gold frame, handcrafted by skilled jewelers, echoes the cross’s intrinsic beauty, while the diamonds add a layer of radiant splendor that complements the relic’s solemn grace.

At the head of this pendant lies a magnificent ruby, carefully selected for its deep, resonant color and clarity. The ruby serves as a symbolic bridge, connecting the divine love represented by the cross with the passion and vitality of the human spirit. This thoughtful integration of diamonds on the bale, not only elevates the aesthetic value of the piece but also deepens its spiritual resonance, making it a truly exceptional artifact that transcends time and tradition.

Shipped to you direct from Israel.

Additional information

Weight 0.22 kg
Gold Chain

16" / 40 cm 14k gold chain, 18" / 45 cm 14k gold chain, 20" / 50 cm 14k gold chain, No gold chain


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