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ANTIGUO Y EXCEPCIONAL RELICARIO CON RELIQUIA DE SANTA TERESA, REALIZADO EN METAL BORDADO SOBRE TELA

ANTIGUO Y EXCEPCIONAL RELICARIO CON RELIQUIA DE SANTA TERESA, REALIZADO EN METAL BORDADO SOBRE TELA

Arthur's Seat coffins - figurine clothing and stitching

Edinburgh’s Mysterious Miniature Coffins

Arthur's Seat coffins - figurine clothing and stitching

One piece is called RELIQUARY: Things I Carry. A reliquary is a container where relics are kept for contemplation. I made my reliquary in the form of a necklace and it contains the story of my life which I am destined to carry.

by Suze Rotolo - her Artist Statement - "RELIQUARY: Things I Carry. A reliquary is a container where relics are kept for contemplation. I made my reliquary in the form of a necklace and it contains the story of my life which I am destined to carry.

Memento Mori neonate

This is so beautiful and so sad. A baby lies in a coffin with pink tinted flowers in this cased ambrotype. No attempt has been made to suggest the baby is only sleeping.

7US-K1-0968-000069 Kisslegg, Germany, St. Clemens, chest detail. Photo 2012. © akg-images / Paul Koudounaris

7US-K1-0968-000069 Kisslegg, Germany, St. Clemens, chest detail. Photo 2012. © akg-images / Paul Koudounaris

Sacred heart necklace reliquary saint puffy heart locket gold mesh religious one of a kind jewelry

Sacred heart necklace reliquary saint puffy heart locket gold mesh religious one of a kind jewelry

Skeleton of a 35 year old woman and her 8 month old child from Æbelholt Abbey, Denmark. The mother had between 17 to 24 oxalic acid kidney stones in the area of the fetus head. This is believed to have caused the strange position of the child and thus the death of the mother – who most likely was a patient at the monastery’s hospital.

Skeleton of a woman and foetus/baby who both died during the mother's pregnancy

Skeleton of mother and baby, who both died during birth. My mother's mother died giving birth to her 8 th child so I guess her skeleton must look like this because the baby died inside of her. How very sad for my Mom to grow up without a mother.

Jesus Christ’s ‘Crown of Thorns’ Put on Display at Notre Dame Cathedral (PHOTOS)

Jesus' Crown of Thorns; Relic of the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France

Reliquary containing a relic of Saint Therese of Lisieux

Reliquary containing a relic of Saint Therese of Lisieux

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