NIB SWEET ROMANCE(SHELLEY COOPER) Mayan CROSS NECKLACE Tree of Life

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 05, 2017
  • Channel: Auction House

SWEET ROMANCE (THE DESIGN OF SHELLEY COOPER) Mayan CROSS NECKLACE Tree of Life Crystal Lampwork Beads

This listing is for a beautiful Mayan Cross necklace by Sweet Romance. The necklace has a large removable enameled cross in gemstone colors of turquoise, coral, chrysoprase green and onyx. The cross attaches to the necklace with an ornate large bale making it easy to remove it if you want to wear the necklace by itself. The necklace is made of metalwork beads, crystal beads, each made by hand. Lobster claw clasp. The necklace is new with tags. Signed and copyrighted Sweet Romance USA.

Removable Cross is approx 3.5 long Approx Length is 14" long + 5" extender Pewter metal with burnished bronze finish

History: Even before the arrival of Christianity in the Yucatan, the Maya revered the symbol of the cross as their Tree of Life. As the two cultures converged in the 1500s, the Maya retained traditions from their own understanding of the cosmos. Yet, they embraced the cross as a medium through which a person could awaken their spirit, invoke blessings and receive divine inspiration. It has been centuries, but remarkably, almost miraculously, the Maya continue to dwell in the Yucatan and Guatemala. The sculptural, polychrome facades of their ancient buildings and their color-drenched weaving continue to infuse daily
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