The Three Marys at the Tomb

The Three Marys try to visit Jesus at the tomb, after the crucifixion.  This is a companion piece to the Angel At The Tomb, who tells them He isn’t there.

Silk and metallic threads; .33 carat tourmaline, .28 carat garnet both prong-set in sterling silver; 10 coral beads, 44 freshwater pearls, glass beads.  Average 500 stitches per square inch.


Adaptation from the Pericope Book of Heinrich II, made for Munich’s Bamberg cathedral,  ca 1007 CE