The Christ on a Cross Pendant is inspired by a Plaque found at St John`s, Rinnagan, near Athlone, Co. Westmeath. The Plaque was found on a early medieval church site and was made of copper-alloy. This may be one of the earliest-surviving representations of the Crucifixion in Ireland. 8th century
dimensions: 50mm X 34mm
Brigid’s crosses are associated with Brigid of Kildare, who is venerated as one of the patron saints of Ireland. The crosses are traditionally made on 1 February, which in the Irish language is called Lá Fhéile Bhríde (St Brigid’s feast day), the day of her liturgical celebration.
Dimensions 16x16mm. 10ct Yg. This piece has also been bought for a pendant.