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A 17th century pendant in the form of a cross. Carved gold on the reverse, silver on the front, set with petal shaped rose cut diamonds.

Each point of the cross is set with a garnet engraved with a different devotional scene, and enamelled.

From below upwards and across the settings represent:

1. The winged bull of St. Luke with scroll (signifying writing)

2. The dove of the Holy Spirit or as there is a flowering wand it could be the symbol of St. Joseph

3. At the intersection IHS (monogram of the Holy Name ) with three nails, badge of the Jesuits

4. The angel with scroll for St. Matthew

5. The winged lion with scroll of St. Mark

6. The eagle with scroll for St. John

7. The twin palms crowned for the victory of Christ the King

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