Kariye Gold Cross
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Kariye cross in 9ct yellow gold. Inspired by the medieval Byzantine Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora ( Kariye in Turkish). The interior is covered with some of the oldest and finest surviving Byzantine mosaics and frescoes. From the Journey to Turkey. This lovely pendant makes a perfect Christening or Confirmation present.

The necklace pendant, including loop, measures approximately 18x32mm.

Model wears a 16 inch Catena Fine Chain.

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Kariye Cross

The Turkish Collection would not be complete without a cross, so I designed a simple cross, Kariye, named after the Kariye Camii in Constantinople - originally a Byzantine Greek Orthodox church with exceptional Christian frescoes. In the 16th century it became a mosque and in 1945 it became a museum. It was converted in August 2020 back to a mosque. Through one small cross, its design tells of holiness across the centuries. 

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