This is a truly impressive vintage Maltese or Jerusalem cross necklace with an incredibly beautiful hand made snake chain. Pendant is set with a huge purple sapphire.
The pendant alone measures 3" tall by 2 1/8" wide. It is beautifully detailed front and back. The front is adorned with florets and dots in a style called canetile. The back is engraved with flowers and birds at each arm of the cross.It is entirely made by hand. The center of the cross is set with a 13MM (about 1/2") purple sapphire. The pendant is marked 950 with a higher content of fine silver than sterling.
The chain is outstanding in design and craftsmanship. Designed as a byzantine chain, it drapes like a snake chain with tightly woven links. It measures 4MM in diameter and is 16.25" long.
The overall gross weight of this fantastic necklace is 62.5 grams, over 2 ounces. The sapphire is lab created.
The condition is excellent with a light patina that enhances every minute detail.
All shipping rates and estimated delivery times are displayed at the checkout once you complete the "Shipping" section.
We ship via USPS or DHL the same or next business day. The card holder's signature might be required at delivery. Shipping upgrades are available.
Items are professionally wrapped and shipped safely, double boxed or boxed in a padded envelope. Fine Jewelry is shipped in a double jewelry box. We package very carefully.
We do not ship to third parties inside or outside the US.
Domestic US Shipping
The delivery time estimates are displayed at checkout. Please allow extra time for busy seasons.
All shipments include tracking and full insurance at no extra cost.
If any special arrangements are needed please Contact Us prior to placing the order. We are happy to accommodate special requests whenever possible.
We offer DHL or USPS. The shipping methods and estimated delivery times are available at checkout. Estimated delivery times do not include Customs clearing time.
Shipping includes tracking and insurance at no additional cost to you.
We gladly ship internationally to the following locations:
Australia | Canada | China |Great Britain | France | Hong Kong | Japan | Malaysia | New Zealand | Russia | South Korea | Taiwan | Thailand
If your location is not listed or the order is above US$1,250.00, please Contact Us with the destination country for alternatives.
Please note the buyer is responsible for all duty, fees and any surcharges imposed by the destination country. They are not included in our prices or shipping services.
Please do not ask for the package to be marked "Gift" or "Sample" or to reduce or alter the invoice. It is unlawful to do so.
We want you to be delighted with your purchase and your experience shopping with us. We take many pictures of each piece we offer, carefully inspect and test, do extensive research, write detailed descriptions and are always happy to quickly answer any questions you may have. If you would like a picture of a particular angle we are happy to provide you with more images.
Returns are gladly accepted for store credit if you notify us within 3 days of delivery. Electronic store credits are issued to your account with PreAdored™ and valid for 365 days after issue. You must have an account with us so we can give you this credit. Shipping charges are not credited. Returned items must be in the same condition they were shipped to you. There are no refunds.
If there is loss or damage in transit please let us know right away so we can assist with the insurance claim. Please note the insurance coverage ends 7 days after delivery, so please don't wait!
Items which were discounted by any means, accepted offers or altered (as in the case of sized rings) are Final Sale and cannot be returned.
If you need to return an item, please Contact Us with your order number you would like to return. We will respond quickly with instructions.