This is a new obsession. I think I'll start collecting cross necklaces. Another way to display my faith.
A LATE 19TH CENTURY STAR SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND PEARL PECTORAL CROSS PENDANT The centre set with an oval cabochon-cut star sapphire within a diamond border, the arms decorated with black champlevé enamel applied with old cushion-cut diamond quatrefoil clusters, the border set with mauve tinted pearls with diamond and white pearl cusp intersections, on a diamond and pearl cluster suspension loop, the reverse with floral engaving, circa 1890
AN ANTIQUE CITRINE AND DIAMOND CROSS PENDANT, BY MELLERIO Designed as a cross, set with six rectangular-cut citrines, enhanced by rose-cut diamond detail, to the lozenge-shaped surmount of similar design, with concealed compartment on the reverse, mounted in 18k gold, circa 1900
LUCIEN FALIZE. AN ENAMEL AND DIAMOND CROSS PENDANT Designed as a yellow gold stylised Latin cross fleurée, applied with a cream coloured champlevé enamel background, embellished with stylised floral and foliate designs in blue, red, green, blue and yellow basse-taille enamel, the centre set with a collet-set rose-cut diamond, each axis crossing point accented with a silver fleur-de-Lys motif set with rose-cut diamonds, to a similarly-designed bail, late 19th Century. Attributed to Lucien Falize.