This is a particularly beautiful vintage religious pendant from Russia. It is an icon of the Blessed Virgin Mother holding a young Christ. The pair are framed by a delicate filigree decorative pattern. The pendant is sterling silver with a radiant rose gold finish.
This is a unique vintage religious medal. On the front is an image of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, a virgin martyr of the early Church. Inscribed on the reverse is the prayer “Save and Preserve Us”.
St. Catherine was a convert who was martyred at the age of 18, circa 300 AD. Her testimony and defense of the faith converted several hundred pagans who witnessed her persecution. She is the patron saint of many groups, including unmarried girls, students, apologists, and wheelwrights. Saint Catherine’s feast day is November 25.
This is a beautiful antique cameo in a unique setting. The cameo is a carved image of the Blessed Virgin Mary veiled, her head slightly bowed, with a magnificent radiant halo. The piece is made of hand-carved, pale pink shell in a deep setting with metal coil decorative detailing. Gorgeous.
Condition: The coil has shifted in some places. Please See Pictures.
This is an exceptional antique rosary for personal devotions. The crucifix is simple and elegant while the centerpiece incorporates flowing Art Nouveau styling. The centerpiece shows Christ and His Sacred Heart on one side and an image of Our Lady of Carmel on the other.
There is a beautiful two-toned medal attached close to the crucifix. It is a gold medallion of the Infant of Prague set against a silver background. The reverse reads “Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus, Dominican Fathers, Chicago Illinois” and is marked “Italy.”
The beads are luminous blue glass in a faceted diamond shape that catch the light. Both the centerpiece and crucifix are marked “sterling.”
Dimensions: Crucifix - 1.5" tall; St. Jude Medal - 1" dia.; Length - 19"
This is a gorgeous vintage crucifix. The pearled Lucite cross serves as a radiant backdrop to the metal corpus and the trefoil end caps, which represent the Trinity. There is an INRI scroll above Our Lord, and a magnificently detailed halo behind His head. The reverse is marked “Germany.”
Condition: The Lucite inlay is lifting off the base at one spot. This could be easily repaired. Please see pictures.
This is a wonderful antique religious medal. The central image is of a young child holding hands with an angel. The two are running or playing, and the child is pointing into the distance while the angel is pointing toward heaven. Around the figures is the French prayer, “Oh Holy Angel Be My Guide”.
The reverse shows a radiant star, representing Christ, above a wreath of lilies, representing purity. The outer edge is stamped in French, “Congregation of the Holy Angels”.
This is a striking vintage religious medal. One side shows an image of Christ giving a blessing with one hand and pointing to His Sacred Heart with the other. He has a beautiful halo and there are rays, representing the Light of God, radiating from behind Him. The other side of the medal is a stunning profile of the Blessed Virgin Mary. She is fully veiled and her halo is simple but elegant. This is an unusually large, heavy medal.
This is a fantastic vintage religious medal. The central image shows Saint Joseph holding a young Jesus in one arm and carrying a sprig of lilies, representing purity, in the other. This scene is surrounded by elegant filigree with a burnished copper finish. There is a name engraved on the reverse, but it is not legible.
This is a beautiful vintage pendant that shows the Blessed Virgin Mary in profile surrounded by a gorgeous bouquet of roses. Her head is covered in a flowing veil and a striking halo. Stunning!
The reverse is marked 800 silver. There is a jump ring so it can be worn as a pendant, as well as a bar pin for the brooch, however, the clasp is broken. Although the latch mechanism is gone, this might still hold when pinned.
This is a gorgeous vintage shell cameo that depicts the Madonna in profile. She is young and has a sweet, subtle expression of joyful anticipation. Her stunning halo resembles a flower and seems to erupt from behind her. Gorgeous!
The setting is 800 silver. It is simple and elegant with one strand of braided silver around the circumference.
Condition: There is a crack that can only be seen on the reverse and does not go completely through the shell. Please see pictures.