Reliquary bust of Santa Florina

Reliquary bust of Santa Florina

Reliquary bust of Santa Florina Description Santiago de Compostela, Jorge Cedeira the Younger, 1594. Silver, gilded silver and enamels In 1543, the Compostela Archbishop Gaspar de Ávalos accompanied King Charles I on his journey through Italy and Germany to pursue...
Reliquary of San Clemente

Reliquary of San Clemente

Reliquary of San Clemente Description Santiago de Compostela, Attributed to Duarte Cedeira the Younger, 1594. Gilded silver and enamels. The creation of this piece, at the time of Archbishop Juan de Sanclemente, and probably commissioned by one of the silversmiths of...
Reliquary of Santa Bárbara

Reliquary of Santa Bárbara

Reliquary of Santa Bárbara Description Valladolid, Juan Álvarez after the design by Juan A. García de Bouzas, 1733. Gilded silver and silver The commission of this piece by the Compostela Cabildo is based on the appreciation to Saint Barbara for her intercession in...
Reliquary of Saint Teresa

Reliquary of Saint Teresa

Reliquary of Saint Teresa Description Madrid, Francisco Pecul, 1804. Gilded silver and silver. Despite the controversy raised in the 17th century between Saint James and Saint Teresa due to the patronage of Spain, there was always an important devotion to this saint...
Saint James the Pilgrim

Saint James the Pilgrim

Saint James the Pilgrim Description Santiago de Compostela, Ricardo Martínez, 1890. Silver In 1879, an event of special relevance took place for the revival of the Jacobean phenomenon: the rediscovery of the remains of Saint James the Greater, hidden in the cathedral...