Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Cross Brooches and Pins

The Catholic Church is into a lot of criticisms lately particularly about priests molesting children.  The Holy See promised to never stop protecting children and look into these cases.  These issues only shows that priests are humans too who make mistakes but that is not an excuse.  I studied in Catholic schools but that doesn't mean I am a devout Catholic... I believe in the doctrine and dogmas and live a life the way true Christians do.  I am sad that these issues are being brought up again so as my support for the Pope's means to save and protect both children and the Catholic church, here are some pins and brooches that are inspired by the religion.

Jean Schlumberger 'Maltese' cross brooch made of 18k gold, $9,300 at Tiffany & Co.

Erickson Beamon Victorian inspired Swarovski cross brooch, $470 at Net-A-Porter.
Chanel ivory pearly glasstone brooch, $999.99 at Bluefly.

Comet Bas Relief brooch by Vivienne Westwood, $173.25 at My Wardrobe.

Jay Strongwater 'Christian' cross pin with multicolored Swarovski crystals, $110 at Bergdorf Goodman.

'Bracken' antique inspired cross brooch with acrylic pearls and rhinestones, $20 at Aldo.

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