Antique Reliquary Silver Gold Pyx Locket Ring
Large, authentic and unique reliquary locket ring in a gold vermeil over sterling. Referred to as a Pyx, the locket was used to carry the Consecrated Host to those who are infirmed or unable to attend church. On the front are elaborate initials IHS which is a monogram for the name of Jesus Christ. The reliquary locket opens to reveal a fine large gold inside. The back of the locket is smooth with the ring a finger size 10.5. The locket measures 1 5/8 inches. An exceptional piece for the collector or those seeking a fine reliquary object. Can be suspended from a chain or even a beautiful ribbon.