Gorgeous Relicario presenting the acclaimed Saint Gabriel. The relicario has an elaborated ring to hang from a cord and baroque frame decoration. The image is covered with glass and is masterly painted in Mother of Pearl. It describes the Archangel Saint Gabriel dressed with a green shirt and maroon outfit. His wings are pink and he is holding the horn of abundance. The relicarios were used as devotional items to inspire and comfort believers. During the Colonial Era these lockets evolved into a unique genre of devotional jewelry and artistic expression. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!
Age: Created in 2018.
Ethnic Group: none
Origin: Cuzco, Peru
Materials: Silver, glass, Mother of Pearl
Use: Locket, pendant
Technique: hand made
Size: Approximately: 2” x 3” x 0.5”