Pope Francis Standing Cross, The Original by Vedele - 2 1/2 Inches
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This is the official copyrighted version of Pope Francis Cross created by the sculptor Antonio Vedele, worn by Pope Francis. The Artist signature is engraved on the back of the cross for authenticity. The highly detailed die cast cross is silver oxidized with frame and stand made of olive wood. The Cross comes in a clear plastic box and leaflet with information about the cross and the sculptor Antonio Vedele, Gospel Parable and seal of authenticity.
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Silver oxidized die cast with olive wood frame.
Cross Size: 2 1/2 inch (6.35cm).
Plastic Case and 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. The cross is beautiful highly detailed silver made in Italy by the finest Italian craftsmen. 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.
Pope Francis Cross wholesale inquiries are welcome.
- Looks great on my alter
Look great on my alter (Posted on 1/4/2015)
- Like it very much
I like it, but I wasn't paying atention when I was making order about size, so I was surpised when I got small 2 1/2 inches cross. But that's my mistake. And I like it very much so no regreats:) (Posted on 8/20/2014)
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