Although Byzantium was originally founded as a Greek colony in 667 BC and named after the Greek King ‘Bizas’, the Byzantine Empire is the term used to describe the East Roman Empire (or Nova Roma) of which the capital was named Constantinople in 330 AD after Constantine the Great. From this point on until the capturing of Constantinople in 1453 ...
An extraordinary piece of historic religious jewelry. It is very rare to see a perfectly working reconstruction of a Byzantine reliquary cross. This exquisite heavy pendant is a masterpiece reconstruction from the Byzantine museum in Thessaloniki.
A uniquely characteristic Byzantine ornate 'cross pattée' cross from solid silver. Double sided and solid. This particular cross design is seen in wall paintings on the ceiling of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople in a section from the upper floor.
A solid silver Greek cross has a beautifully minimal geometric structure and elegant simplicity.
Solid Sterling Silver Bar Cross "3D", Extra Large Size, Extremely Heavy & Impressive