Pectoral Cross

Cross, pectoral


Sofrino (firm)




Silver, Gilt silver, Enamel and Gems


H 5.5 in x W 2.75 in

Accession Number:


Credit Line:

Bequest. Laurus (Skurla), Metropolitan. 2008


Silver cross, surrounded by gilt silver with white gems; in center is painted enamel cross with crucified Christ. Surmounting cross is gilt crown with two blue gems and white gems; gilt teardrop pendent with blue stone and diamonds attached below cross. Gilt chain. On reverse is engraved cypher of Patriarch Alexis II and inscription: В память о восстановлении канонического общения внутри Поместной Русской Церкви 4/17 мая 2007 года г. Москва ("In memory of the restoration of canonical communion within the Local Russian Orthodox Church 4/17 May 2007 in Moscow").

History Note

Presented by Patriarch Alexii II to Metropolitan Laurus (Skurla) on May 17, 2007.

Inscriptions & Markings

marks: three-bar cross in circle (Sofrino logo); TB; ЗMC in rectangle (means 2007, Moscow, Sofrino); kokoshnik facing right, 925.