Diamond Cross Ring
The culture and Christian liturgy have been filled with a deep sense Symbolic. A sample of these are the distinguishing insignia of other presbteros bishop and faithful. The bishop was the governor eclesistico maximums of the diocese that the task tena presiday the spiritual welfare of all believers, both clergy and laity, and the government of all ecclesial institutions sticas secular and some regular. Your ctedra, symbol of his office of teaching and pastoral power, is both the element that makes a church a cathedral. This was manifested from Symbolic and antique, especially in the Old Regime Ages and today. There are some badges such as the miter, the bculo, ring, pectoral cross as well as apparel accessories such as gloves litrgico and estn reserved caliga that the persons receiving the episcopal order. In this case we have some of the insignia of the bishop and Dutari Irigoyen who ruled the diocese of Pamplona between 1768 and 1778, after you have been for twenty years prior of Velate, one of the dignitaries of the Cathedral . The life of this prelate was marked by a great austerity and personal poverty, but not dej to give great importance to the proper protocol and ceremonial dignity. Although it is true that departs from other prelates who preceded him in terms of custom jewelry and ornaments as the little badges that we know, thanks both to the inventory of goods made before consagracin as bishop as to the last testament , let us show that barely perform such ningn request. As the same, the personality of the bishop along with the custom of the Chapter of the Cathedral of Pamplona cannigos and surprise your dignity by being chosen to be bishops with some jewels, leads us to think that some of them come from the sacristan at the same cathedral. Of these have survived to give those who surrendered to his family after his death highlighting a push with his diamond cross ring to match. It's a Latin cross with diamonds set into yellow gold. Estn arms emeralds formed by rectangular table size and settings of ces endings geomtricas with four rose-cut diamonds arranged in a fan. In the lower arm repeats the pattern. The cuadrn est consisting of a central emerald square table size is repeated as the pattern of terminations in settings of ces and diamonds arranged in a fan shape. The ring that goes with the breastplate of emerald and diamonds also repeats the design except that the central chatn available in diamond shape with the four Cs in the emerald square vrtices with corresponding diamonds, suggesting the shape of a cross. In Spain the pastoral ring, symbol of betrothal msticos between the bishop and his church, was part of the insignia of pontfice since the seventh century. Hackneys usually decorated in gold with precious stones. The prelate privileged to prune tena take even the Mass celebracin. The following logo is embossed in gold miter silver field with fourteen fine stones are not different colors. That is embroidered in gold thread technique that had great prominence in the eighteenth. For the characteristics seem to come from the workshop could Zaragoza. In the inventory of assets before consagracin is present and how to collect was examined by the Jose de Jiraud silversmith for their rarity and when he saw that colored stones were of little value is not rated. The miter was valued at 500 reales. Despite this, the bishop used the miter at parties more important, when in office had been sung the Te Deum and Mass, the Gloria in Excelsis Deo, as well as the blessings and solemn processions, because no other more valuable tena this. As have also been preserved two pairs of kid gloves, white with gold embroidery, also considered very special, were valued at 320 reales. Gloves or chirotecae, entered the service as an accessory litrgico exclusive of Bishops in the tenth centuryThey were usually white, silk and adorned on top with a gold circular plate, on which diseaba a diamond cross ring or monogram of Christ. The symbolism of the gloves contained in the prayer recited at the consecrating bishop to impose neoconsagrado, explains the reason for their introduction in l, keeping hands clean. It's about how the glove that bore the pontifical ring. Interestingly we have more data about some of these gems, let us demonstrate the value Tenan for your family, for whom the bishop Bean died in the odor of sanctity. Twelve years of the death of Bishop despus his nephew, Miguel Fernando, who left for home, cross the border of the Kingdom, fearing the French Invasion in Logroño, November 6 1794, things had to declare he was carrying, including the miter, ring and pectoral seen, that they'd been decan of Illmo D. Juan Lorenzo de Irigoyen bishop of Pamplona. I turned my nephew with all that Errazu bean born May 14, 1796. As very few of them appear again mentioned by his nephew, Bishop of Jos Miguel Zamora and despus of Calahorra, in his will made in 1848, before consagracin: "My sister Joaquina Teresa D Irigoyen . . . devolvern you both pectoral and Mitra corresponding to his house and my uncle were the Illmo D. Juan Lorenzo de Irigoyen, bishop of the diocese (. . . ) "Pamplona March 17 of 1848. . . .