Vintage circa 1930 800 Silver Jerusalem Cross pendant with ornate ornamentation and faux alexandrite. The Jerusalem Cross is also known as a Crusaders' Cross and traditionally consists of a large Greek cross framed in the four quadrants by smaller Greek crosses. This one is fantastic with elaborate bead and silver work. It retains it's original bail and chain. The cross measures 2.5'' by two and three eighths of an inch and the center stone is app. .5'' in diameter.
The faux alexandrite is also known as a color changing sapphire. It is striking against the time enhanced patina of the silver.The bail adds an additional seven eighths of an inch to the length. It displays the devotional pendant beautifully from 22'' braided chain. This estate jewelry find is in very nice condition with age appropriate wear.