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Round brooch (gold & cloisonne enamel)

gold, garnets and glass. There were also four pearls but they are now missing.

Front or Showside „Reliquary of the True Cross” or Staurothek Constantinople Byzantine, c. 960 CE gold, gems, cloisonné enamel polychrome h: 48 cm from Limburg a.d. Lahn; Diözesanmuseum or Dom-Museum, Domschatz

Front or Showside „Reliquary of the True Cross” or Staurothek Constantinople Byzantine, c. 960 CE gold, gems, cloisonné enamel polychrome h: 48 cm from Limburg a.d. Lahn; Diözesanmuseum or Dom-Museum, Domschatz

Heinrich Cross at Cathedral of Basel ~ Heinrich donated splinter of the True Cross and the blood of Christ, still the most valuable items in Basel. The Splinter and Blood are housed in a splendid cross made of gold, silver, and gems, and known as the Heinrich Cross.  The relic can be clearly seen behind the rock crystal cabochons of the cross-shaped reliquary.

Heinrich Cross at the Cathedral of Basel - Heinrich donated a splinter of the True Cross and the blood of Christ; they are housed in a splendid cross made of gold, silver, and gems. The relic can be seen behind the rock crystal cabochons.

Middle Ages (1000-1536)

Period when Denmark was a medieval Christian kingdom. Up until 1536 when the Lutheran Reformation took place. This replaced the Roman Catholic Church controlled by the Pope.

Limoges smalto champlevé dorato tabernacolo di rame, fine del 12 ° / inizio 13 ° secolo

Limoges smalto champlevé dorato tabernacolo di rame, fine del 12 ° / inizio 13 ° secolo

Byzantine Bronze Cross  Origin: Israel Circa: 600 AD to 1100 AD  Collection: Byzantine Art Medium: Bronze-Gold-Sapphire

Byzantine Bronze Cross Origin: Israel Circa: 600 AD to 1100 AD Dimensions: high Collection: Byzantine Art Medium: Bronze-Gold-Sapphire

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