Crosses have long held the hearts of jewelry lovers for their religious connotations as well as for their simplistic beauty. An antique cross represents loyalty, devotion and truthfulness and brings to mind the well known phrase "cross my heart." From a religious perspective, an antique cross represents the gift of ultimate sacrifice.
Antique Cross Collection
Topazery's collection of antique crosses and vintage crosses are treasures from the attics, closets and jewelry armoires of yesteryear's jewelry lovers. The antique crosses in our e-boutique date from the mid 1800's to today. The quality and beauty of each antique cross exhibits the fine workmanship of jewelry craftsman through the ages. In our antique cross gallery, you'll find Maltese crosses, Moravian crosses and crucifixes. Choose a beautiful diamond studded antique cross to display your devoutness or select a simpler, but elegantly carved cross to wear every day.
Antique Style Cross Collection
While crosses represent God's ultimate sacrifice and love, you don't have to be religious to appreciate the beauty and symbolism of the crosses in Topazery's antique-style and modern cross collection. Topazery's antique style crosses are based on designs and motifs from the past.
Among our collection of antique style crosses, you'll find lacy, diamond-studded crosses in the Edwardian period style and boldly geometric crosses in the Art Deco period style. We also have romantic yellow gold crosses like those worn in Victorian times. Never pre-owned or worn, our antique style crosses blend new fabrication with old world charm.
A Victorian antique cross features an open design with a bezel set old European cut diamond at the center and bead set rose cut diamonds artistically placed at the end of each arm. This antique cross is hand wrought.
Details: Antique, Victorian. Silver topped 18k yellow gold. Old European and Rose cut diamonds; 0.42 carats. Circa 1900.
In this filigree cross, a diamond pinwheel playfully spins in the center. Milgrain trim and smaller diamonds join together in delightful fleur de lis within the cross's four arms. The backsides of these arms are set with dark grey shells that peek through between the cutwork.
Details: Trademark RJ. 18k white gold. Full cut diamonds; 0.15 carats. Estate, Circa 2005
The quatrefoil flowers at the four corners of this antique cross cast a Garden of Eden spell. A collection of sixteen channel set diamonds cascades like waterfalls between the orange blossoms. A budding lily bail adds to the botanical charm of this vintage cross pendant. A 14k yellow gold chain is included. Circa 1930 or later.
This filigree cross pendant marries filigreed tree, flower and climbing vine motifs. The vines curl into themselves to form romantic hearts. The bail of the pendant is accented with a fleur de lis. An 18-inch sterling silver chain with lobster clasp is included. This is a new sterling silver cross pendant necklace.
Edwardian Antique Style Filigree and Diamond Cross
Filigree and diamonds join forces to create this romantic Edwardian antique style cross. The points of this handcrafted cross, which is made of platinum-topped 18k yellow gold, are tipped with hearts for added romance. Nineteen rose cut diamonds are bead set into the filigree. A bezel set single cut diamondis at the center of this antique style antique cross. In total, these diamonds weigh 0.12 carats. Circa 1950 or after.
Meanderingly cut down the center, this filigree and diamond antique cross serves as a reminder of the Savior. Set in 18k yellow gold, this antique cross is topped with a rhodium finish. Twenty-one single cut diamonds accent the filigreed base of this cross. The cutwork and diamonds lead to a square-set old European cut diamond at the center. This diamond centerpiece has a color of H, a clarity of SI1 and a weight of 0.14 carats. The combined weight of all the diamonds is 0.59 carats. Circa 1930 or later
This vintage diamond cross has a romantic flavor thanks to its heart design. Constructed of 18k yellow gold, each of the fourteen hearts that form the arms of this vintage cross is set with a round single cut diamond. The cross is centerpieced with an additional rhomboid set round single cut diamond for a total diamond weight of 0.21 carats. This hand-wrought vintage diamond cross dates to 1960 or later.
The shining brilliance of this diamond cross in the Art Deco style is an angelic vision straight from heaven. Straight and streamlined with fancy coronet points, this diamond cross is made of platinum. A round full cut diamond centerpieces this Art Deco style cross, with a collection of ten rose and table cut diamonds lending additional radiance. The combined weight of all the diamonds is 0.12 carats. Circa 1980 or later and in the Art Deco style
This lovely Edwardian style sapphire and filigree cross adds a lacy, feminine touch to your neckline. Like a dreamcatcher, the finely detailed filigree work of the platinum-veneered 18k yellow gold base captures your attention and never lets go. Each of this cross's four points is set with a marquise-shaped faceted mixed cut blue sapphire. A collection of old style single, rose and table cut diamonds thread through the filigree. The gemstone weight of this Edwardian style cross is 0.16 carats and the diamond weight is 0.12 carats. Circa 1980 or later
You'll think of morning dew droplets slowly descending from rose petals when you wear this handwrought ruby and diamond cross. The open-weave construction of this platinum clad 18k yellow gold cross with heart-shaped tips is light and airy. This handcrafted cross is centered with a round brilliant cut diamond that is pinwheeeled with four rectangular faceted step cut rubies for a combined gemstone weight of 0.08 carats. A collection of fourteen rose cut diamonds further enhance this cross for a total diamond weight of 0.27 carats. This is a handwrought reproduction ruby and filigree cross in the 1930s style.