The Victory Cross is a Prerromanesque jewel, symbol of Asturias. Latin cross, oak wooden core coated with gold and precious stones. His arms are flared at the ends and a small shrine in the center of union. It was made during the reign of Alfonso III, who ordered its production in the early tenth century as a donation to the Cathedral of San Salvador de Oviedo, as indicated on the back of the cross, along with enrollment in Latin "HOC SIGN TVETVR IDLH. HOC SIGN VINCITVR INMICVS".
Watch rock crystal and gold, in the form of a Latin cross,France, R. Dieu, ca 1550 - 1600
DIAMOND CROSS PENDENT NECKLACE, 1880S. The Latin cross embellished with scroll and stylised fleur de lys motifs, set with cushion-shaped, sinle- and rose-cut diamonds, to a chain designed as a series of rectangular links accented with diamond set trefoil elements, length approximately 470mm.
Pendant, Latin Cross. 6th century. (http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/170006137)
A BYZANTINE GOLD, PEARL, EMERALD AND SPINEL CROSS CIRCA 6TH-EARLY 7TH CENTURY A.D. The arms of the cross formed of gold cells arranged with drop-shaped arms around a diamond-shaped central element, the base with a heart-shaped element in between, the transepts each set with cabochon emeralds, the transverse with a pyramidal red spinel, the central element surrounded on four sides with emerald beads threaded on wires, the arms with projecting loops supporting a wire threaded through…