Pectoral Cross Staffordshire Hoard Necklace

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A reproduction of a cross found in the Staffordshire Hoard which is contains the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork ever found, anywhere in the world. It was discovered in 2009 in a field in Staffordshire, England and consists of more than 3,500 items. This cross has been tentatively dated to the 7th or 8th centuries, placing the origin of the cross in the time of the Kingdom of Mercia. A picture of the original artefact currently on display in the Birmingham Museum is shown below.

http://www.staffordshirehoard.org.uk/event/see-it-in-birmingham

This reproduction is made in the UK from gold plated lead free pewter.