Unique cross pendant has natural sapphire stones and 8 natural blue diamond stones on 22k yellow gold plated 925 silver monture. Handmade. Fantastic cross of ST John Knights' honor cross - Malta or Amalfi cross.
from 1980s or 1990s.
Much more beautiful than pictures.
Sapphire stones are natural in yellow and orange colors, round facet 1,6mm D
8 blue diamond stones are natural, round facet, heated and treated 1,5mm D
total weight (stones and silver) 40,14ct
stones origin Songea/Africa
pendant measures 28 x 28mm = 1-1/8" x 1-1/8"
chain length 46cm = 18"
Mint condition, never worn, kept in a drawer.
A treasure of PRP from Istanbul/ Constantinople.
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Item will ship from Istanbul, Turkey via registered air mail with a tracking number.
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Information about Maltese/Amalfi Cross, from Wiki:
The Maltese cross, also known as the Amalfi cross is the symbol associated with the Knights Hospitaller (the Knights of Malta) and by extension with the island of Malta. The cross is eight-pointed and has the form of four "V"-shaped elements joined together at their tips, so that each arm has two points. Its design is based on crosses used since the First Crusade.
The four arms of the Amalfi/Malta cross represents the Order of St John symbols of the cardinal virtues:
The eight points, which stem from the four arms, represent the qualities of a good first aider: