Rafael Indiana

The MADONNA Cross

£86

The Madonna Cross is one of the 70 exclusive pieces from the CALISTUS collection. Each piece is only made once, embracing beauty through individuality.

 

Materials: Asscher cut amethyst gemstones and 8k solid gold.

Hand sculpted with

with 5 top quality Asscher cut amethyst gems in 8k solid gold. Over 100 carats of natural amethysts formed into a gothic cross attached to a short length chain, wearable as a choker for a more chic look. Rafael Indiana hand carves his pieces from wax making each piece unique, which we believe is what gives the product its authentic ancient beauty. 

A Madonna is a representation of Mary, either alone or with her child Jesus. These images are central icons for both the Catholic and Orthodox churches. The word is from Italian ma donna 'my lady', albeit archaic.

 

The gem's purple colors represented purity of spirit. Its purplish and reddish hues represented the chastening and purifying effects of suffering. Some believed the colors alluded to the wounds and suffering of Christ. Thus, amethysts were used to aid the healing of wounds.

Each piece is unique and might vary slightly from portrayed images due to hand made craftsmanship and natural gems. Handcrafted and finished by artisans in Istanbul, Turkey’s Grand bazaar. Every design comes with a unique story.

 

This product has limited units available. If you can't find your size or your desired item is out of stock, contact us. 

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