Pope Francis Hanging Cross, The Original by Vedele - 4 1/2 inches
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Silver Oxidized Finished Die Cast inlay
Cross Size: 4 1/2 inches (11.4cm)
Comes in Plastic Box with leaflet
We are exited to offer you THE copyrighted official version of Pope Francis Pectoral Cross originally created by the Italian sculptor Antonio Vedele. The cross is also, known as Papa Francesco cross or Papa Francisco cross. The beauty of the cross is the meaning and simplicity it depicts: Christ the Good Shepherd leading the flock and carries the lost sheep on his shoulders. On the top of the cross is depicted the Holy Spirit. Thanks to our long relationship with one and only officially authorized manufacturer of the Pope Francis cross, we are able to offer you the cross directly imported from the source.
Facts about the cross.
This most important ornamental cross in the world now is not made by a goldsmith from the Vatican, but it is a work of a small artisan master craftsmen, Giuseppe Albrrizzi in Pavia, Italy. However, as Albrizzi explains himself, he just produced the cross but originally the design of the cross was made by his teacher, the Sculptor Antonio Vedele. "The cross was made by me, but it was drawn by my teacher, Antonio Veldele, for whom I worked until 1978. I am grateful for everything he had taught me, the teacher who created the cross of Pope Francis." (Source: UPA Federimpresa). Antonio Vedele died in 1997.
Pope Francis has been wearing this cross since he was Archbishop of Buenos Aires.
Be aware of Pope Francis cross imitations. The copyrighted official version of Pope Francis cross has artist signature (Vedele) engraved on the back as well on the front on most sizes, and the cross comes with a leaflet with security seal for authenticity.
- Great quality
Great quality cross. good weight. (Posted on 5/29/2021)
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