Silver and gold badge of the Order of Christ, the diamond cross in a paved ruby surround expanded at the ends hangs from a diamond bowknot ribbons meeting at a ruby heart, weeping diamond tears. Symbolic of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ, surrounded by an emerald crown of thorns, surmounted by a small diamond cross. Portuguese, c. 1780
Vintage Sterling Silver Filigree Flower Brooch with Enamel / Pearl Center, TOPAZIO Portugal
Portuguese Filigree is awesome!
TOPAZIO Portugal Guilded Sterling Silver Gold Wash Filigree Pin Brooch
Inshiniya of the Order of Christ. Rococco c 1780, Portugal, gold, silver, diamond, ruby, emerald. The Order of Christ founded 1532 as the prestigious rank of Portugal, which was intended to involve the authority dedicated to the royal family with limited to Roman Catholics.
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