The Virgin Appearing to St. Sergius of Radonezh 12 x 10.5 in 31 x 25.5 cm Egg Tempera on Wood, Silver Oklad set with Gemstones and Pearls Second half of the 16th century Historical Museum - Moscow In this ikon we see, at the top and surrounded by a half circle of silver... All of the saints have silver filagree halos encrusted with pearls and jewels.
Reliquary Cross Date: 13th century Culture: Byzantine or Russian Medium: Silver with traces of gilding, niello, granulated hinge, and a pearl Dimensions: Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 x 11/16 in. (14 x 10.2 x 1.7 cm)
Double-Sided Pendant Icon with the Virgin and Christ Pantokrator Date: ca. 1100 Geography: Made in, Constantinople Culture: Byzantine Medium: Gold, cloisonné enamel Dimensions: Overall: 1 5/16 x 15/16 x 1/16in. (3.3 x 2.4 x 0.2cm) Thickness: 1/16 x 1 5/16in. (0.2 x 3.3cm) Accession Number: 1994.403 The Metropolitan Museum of Art