A strange and secretive pendant found in the 19th century among the ruins of Coustaussa castle, Languedoc. It is impossibly encircled by a gold ring, both it and the cross being inscribed with mysterious Latin riddles. A pewter gothic cross set with five Swarovski crystals and with a gold plated, crystallized ring around its intersection.
"Mary, Mother of God" ring cross; a strange and secretive Orthodox-influenced pendant found in the 19th century, among the ruins of Coustaussa castle, Languedoc. It is impossibly encircled by a gold ring, inscribed within with 'Scutum arcana dei' – "I protect the secrets of god", and the reverse of the cross engraved with 'libera nos a malo' – "deliver us from evil" and 'sanguis aeternam' – "eternal blood". Theotokos is Greek for "Divine and human".
Approximate Dimension: Height 3.25", Width 2.38", Depth: 0.75"
Chain Length 32" trace chain
Materials: Fine English Pewter with a gold plated ring and Swarovski crystals.
Alchemy of England jewelry is handcrafted from fine English pewter, guaranteed to be free of both nickle and lead. Pure pewter is a strong yet malleable metal with that nice patina that silver has, yet it will not tarnish. Pewter is easy to clean and care for and will hold up for years; it is the perfect metal for the Alchemy Carta range of quality fashion jewelry!