The Original Pope Francis Cross by Vedele - 1 1/2 inch
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This is the official copyrighted version of Pope Francis Pectoral Cross created by the artist Antonio Vedele, currently worn by Pope Francis. The Artist signature is engraved on the back of the cross for authenticity. The beautiful highly detailed die cast cross is silver oxidized and is made in Italy by the finest Italian craftsmen. This cross comes with NO cord.
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Silver Oxidized die cast
Pendant Size: 1 1/2 inch (3.8cm)
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We are exited to offer you THE copyrighted official version of Pope Francis Pectoral Cross originally created by the Italian craftsmen Antonio Vedele. The cross is also, know 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 the Holy Spirit is depicted. The cross is highly detailed silver oxidized die cast 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 Italy at the best prices.
Facts about the cross.
The original Pope Francis Pectoral Cross is made of sterling silver and weights approximately 80gr.
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 small cart with security seal for authenticity.
Pope Francis Cross wholesale inquiries are welcome.
More sizes are available.
- students loved them
We were concerned about the smallness of the 1 1/2 inch but could not afford anything larger, but our students LOVED the cross and the size! (Posted on 10/28/2015)
Cross and accompanying explanatory card are just as pictured.
Thank you (Posted on 5/17/2015)
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