This stunning cross is an amazing size at 4-1/4'' x 3''. If is set with intense sparkling faceted paste stones. Some in prong set open bezels and others in filigree flower bezels. The largest of the stones measures 9mm. They are all in place and appear to be all original. There is a bail in place at the top of the cross but I am not sure if it was intended to be worn as a pendant. It may have originally been part of a crown or worn by a santos.
The base appears to be brass with remnants of a silver wash, I have not had it tested. This estate treasure is in superb condition. I would date it at least back to 1930. Truly an amazing find for lovers of religious and paste jewelry.