Very old item.
Dating back to the 18th century during the Ottoman Empire.
Bronze casting with interesting ornaments.
In the center of the item can be seen crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
The antique item has a rich history used in Orthodox Christianity
in the most difficult years before the liberation of Bulgaria from Ottoman oppression.
In these times of religious holidays for Christians in these lands were conducted in secret.
Baptism and marriage were risky for ordinary Christians. Ottoman power is allowed
to be priests, but their activities are monitored vigilantly.
Remark : In the middle of the body and the inside has two cracks