Large St Xenia of St. Petersburg Gold Cross
£1,275
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Large St Xenia of St Petersburg cross in 9ct yellow gold. Inspired by the decorative brass work of a Russian church lantern. This wonderful cross makes a lovely Christening or Confirmation present.

The pendant, including loop, measures approximately 44x33mm.

Chains sold separately and available in a variety of lengths and styles. View our collection here.

The pendant is shown here on an Isla chain.

Model wears a 24 inch HeavyTrace Chain.

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Note:

All Cassandra Goad pendants are sold without chains so that you may select the chain of your choice, both in style and length. If you would like to add a chain have a look at our selection here.

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St Xenia

St Xenia is the patron saint of St Petersburg. Inspired by her story, I designed the cross around a detail from an Orthodox ecclesiastical brass lantern carefully engraving the detail on both sides of the circular cross to accentuate the geometric pattern.

Yellow Gold

Gold is a metal that Cassandra loves to work with, it takes a wonderful pátina with time. Cassandra has the skill of knowing which carat, strength and durability of gold to use, where stone setting is concerned, so that jewels last and look beautiful for generations. Sourcing gold and other metals responsibly from people who have the same ethical vision as herself is particularly important, and she regularly encourages transformations from old unworn jewels in to new sparkling pieces. When receiving jewels from Cassandra Goad, you can be assured that only the highest quality gold is being used.

If you would like to have this design crafted bespoke for you in another metal - silver, white or rose gold - please contact us and we will be delighted to make this for you.

Craftsmanship and Sourcing

All Cassandra Goad jewellery is designed and made in the workshops in London.
As a gemmologist, the chemical composition and properties of gemstones have always fascinated Cassandra. Ever in search of the unusual and rare, she travels the world to source beautiful gemstones, either in the rough or cut form. The craftsman works as an artist recreating the design in metal, his interpretation is vital to the overall feel of the jewel. The jewel is then mounted, assayed , polished and set. Many of Cassandra's jewels can be hand engraved with a personal message to make a unique bespoke gift.

Russia

Count Orlov gave his lover the Empress Catherine jewels beyond compare. Locked up in the dimly lit corridors of the Kremlin, they inspired Cassandra to create new jewels sparkling with gemstones. The St Basil's bracelet mixes enamels and cabochon gems. The pushkin cufflinks are timelessly elegant.

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