The Original Pope Francis Cross by Vedele with brown cord - 1 1/2 inch
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This is the official copyrighted version of Pope Francis Pectoral 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 beautiful highly detailed die cast cross is silver oxidized and is made in Italy by the finest Italian craftsmen. The Cross comes in a plastic case and leaflet with information about the cross and the sculptor Antonio Vedele, Gospel Parable and seal of authenticity.
Availability: In stock
Silver Oxidized die cast
Pendant Size: 1 1/2 inch (3.8cm).
Cord Length: 18 inch (71.1cm).
Plastic Case and Leaflet
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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 is depicted the Holy Spirit. The cross is beautiful 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 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.
- Glad I bought it.
A well made product and a treasure to keep. Great service as well:-)
Patrick (Posted on 2/12/2017)
- Very satisfied
The item arrived with in a week of ordering it. I love it because it is an excellent official copy of Pope Francis' cross . I purchased it to give to my grandson who likes it very much. For myself, if it were just a little heavier, that would be great. (Posted on 10/20/2015)
- Great quality
This cross and cord are both very well made, and the cross is heavy enough that it hangs well on the cord. Do not recommend leaving the cross under running water overnight (thoughtlessly left my first one hanging on a faucet with a continuous drip), the water will make some of the silver wear off, exposing copper? beneath, and cause a blue oxidation to form in the crevices. I gladly bought a replacement! (Posted on 1/17/2015)
- Very satisfied
I am very satisfied with Rosarymart's service. This item is a good devotional pendant. A unique collectible.
Received this item in 10 working days to Singapore!
Thanks Rosarymart! (Posted on 7/24/2014)
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