Reliquary Chasse of Thomas Beckett - Dimensions: 29.9 x 30.5 x 11.4 cm. Photo from the small catalogue book "Medieval and Renaissance Treasures from the V & A".
Gold filigree and beaded ring, the broad hoop supporting the square bezel set with an amethyst cameo bust of the Virgin Mary, veiled, hands raised in prayer, inscribed in Greek letters MR OY. (Mary Mother of God), facing front. The back is incised with a cross and the Greek letters IC XC (Jesus Christ) to each side of the upright. C. 1100.
The right hand of Saint Gregory the Illuminator in the museum of the Holy See of Cilicia... :)
Hamsa - Hand of Fatima
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Holy Thorn Reliquary of Jean, duc de Berry Paris, France, before AD 1397 british museum