Gates of Heaven Necklace and Devotional Reliquary 14K Gold Plated

Item Number: N8492T

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The Gates of Heaven icon pendant symbolizes Paradise by a cathedral threshold.

  • Lift the cross and open the gates to reveal an image of the Virgin Mary as depicted in a c.1428 painting of her in the Ghent Altarpiece.
  • Even after the Reformation, miniatures such as this were used for ornament, inspiration and private devotions.
  • It can be worn on its ultra-long, vintage rope chain, or removed for use.
  • Heavy 14K gold plate, ornamented in enamels and crystal.
  • Size: Chain: 36 total length Pendant: 2.5 x 1.25 wide

    This Los Angeles artisan's designs range from Renaissance to Retro. Her ideas are derived from a lifelong study of antique and vintage jewelry. Every piece has a compelling story about the lives and times of the women who inspired it. Rather than offering a trendy product aimed for the moment, she strives to create articles that are worthy of cherishing as both art and heirloom. You will find that these exquisite pieces add true vintage spirit to your wardrobe.


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