Cynthia Ann Jewels | LaNae Fine Jewelry

Houston-based designer, Cynthia Ann, is infatuated by the Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian era jewelry. In year 2000, Cynthia Ann was grieving the loss of her mother from Cancer. She went on a spiritual journey in Europe when she came across an antique coin that reminded her of her mother. She collected many pieces from this trip and began designing around these relics into wearable art. Cynthia Ann Jewels was born. Her collection “Ancient & Old” consists of authentic antique crosses & coins. She hand picks each piece and repurposes them into pendants. The original coins & crosses were made by hand, not machines, and were calling to be "re-purposed" and "re-loved". The history, brilliant craftsmanship and unique stones are what drew her to each precious piece. They’re lovingly and uniquely designed to enhance their original history and beauty making each piece one of a kind.

A collection of designer jewelry by Cynthia Ann Jewels, most well known for creating beautiful one of a kind pieces from love tokens, medals and ancient coins.

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A collection of designer jewelry by Cynthia Ann Jewels, most well known for creating beautiful one of a kind pieces from love tokens, medals and ancient coins.
  • Antique Russian Icon

    $9,800.00

    Icons tell a visual story to the faithful and help the faithful pray and meditate. Small metal Icons have a 1000-year-old history and were often called “Traveler's Icon”. Devoted individuals, soldiers and others would take them into battle or on their travels for protection. Traditionally made of bronze / brass, they were wearable and small (2 x 2.5 in). The soft brass originals were submitted to the constant wear of devoted fingers, recording the history of heavy prayer on these sacramentals. Besides spiritual protection through prayer, the icon provided physical protection as well.

  • 18'' Pave Bead Trip Chain

    $2,475.00

    This simple yet elegant 18" trip chain may be worn with Cynthia Ann pendants or alone!

  • 30" Double Diamond Ring Drop Chain

    $2,375.00

    30" Double Diamond Ring Drop Necklace

  • Antique Crucifix Passion Cross

    $7,725.00

    Religious medals with a crucifix, and their symbolic power, have been a galvanizing form for expressing one’s religious beliefs. The practice of wearing crosses, and religious medals with crosses, dates back to the early church. To modern Christians, the cross is an icon, a visual symbol of victory of Jesus over sin and death. It is incorporated into countless images and religious medals. Many Christians wear the cross as an indication of their commitment to the Christian faith and some Christians also believe that wearing a cross offers the wearer protection from evil.

  • Ancient Viking Cross Pendant

    $8,475.00

    The Viking Age was a period of considerable religious change. Part of the popular image of the Vikings is that they were all pagans, with a hatred of the Christian Church, but this view is very misleading. Toward the end of the Viking Age, from about 1000 to 1066, the Christian Church became more of an influence on the Vikings and they became less warlike. The Vikings came into contact with Christianity through their raids, and when they settled in lands with a Christian population, they adopted Christianity quite quickly. Viking crosses took on many different shapes and sizes. Ancient Viking Cross surrounded by yellow gold beading and a champagne diamond and yellow gold bezel, hanging from a champagne diamond and yellow gold cross and openable bale. 74 cahmpagne diamonds - 1.43tw 14K Yellow Gold - 17.96g

  • Lady Of Guadalupe St Francis

    $6,450.00

    Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico and is always shown with an angel and moon at her feet and rays of sunshine that encircle her. The Virgin Mary appeared before Juan Diego, an indigenous man in Mexico, requesting a shrine be build where she appeared. The town bishop did not believe the vision and demanded proof before he would agree to build the shrine. Mary send Juan Diego back to the bishop with the roses inside his cloak. When he opened his cloak before the bishop, the roses fell to the floor in an image of the Virgin Mary and was imprinted on the inside. The shrine was built and named Santa Maria de Guadalupe at her request. Antique Spanish Our Lady of Guadalupe on the front and St. Francis on the back, Surrounded by a champagne diamond, yellow gold and black rhodium bezel, hanging from a Champagne Diamond, yellow gold and black rhodium openable bale. 35 Champagne Diamonds - 1.34tw 14K Yellow Gold - 8.17g Black Rhodium Silver

  • German St. Francis of Assisi Medal Pendant

    $5,325.00

    Known as the Patron Saint of Animals and Birds, St. Francis of Assisi understood God’s desire to love and respect all creatures, including the lowliest of all. He is known as the very first advocate for animals. St. Francis was also the founder of the religious order known as the Franciscans. He became renowned for his love, simplicity and practice of poverty. German St. Francis Medal surrounded by yellow gold beading and a champagne diamond yellow gold and black rhodium bezel, hanging from a champagne diamond, 14k gold and black rhodium silver openable bale. 75 Champagne Diamonds - 1.12tw 14K Yellow Gold - 5.43g Black Rhodium Silver

  • Ancient Crucifixion and Our Lady of Sorrows Medal Pendant

    $5,375.00

    Our Lady of Sorrows is a name the Virgin Mary is referred to in relation to the seven sorrows in her life. She is portrayed in deep sorrow with seven long knives or daggers piercing her heart, often bleeding. Mary’s fifth sorrow is the Crucification of Jesus, her sixth sorrow is the Piercing of the Side of Jesus, and her seventh sorrow is the Burial of Jesus. French medal acquired in Ireland. Ancient Crucifixion and Our Lady of Sorrows Medal surrounded by a champagne diamond, yellow gold and black rhodium bezel, hanging from a champagne diamond yellow gold, and black rhodium openable bale. 26 Champagne Diamonds - 1.07tw 14K Yellow Gold - 5.60g Black Rhodium Silver

  • Ancient Crucifix Cross with Diamond Bezel

    $5,575.00

    Religious medals with a crucifix, and their symbolic power, have been a galvanizing form for expressing one’s religious beliefs. The practice of wearing crosses, and religious medals with crosses, dates back to the early church. To modern Christians, the cross is an icon, a visual symbol of victory of Jesus over sin and death. It is incorporated into countless images and religious medals. Many Christians wear the cross as an indication of their commitment to the Christian faith and some Christians also believe that wearing a cross offers the wearer protection from evil. Ancient Cross surrounded by yellow old beading and a Champagne diamond, yellow old and black rhodium bezel, hanging from a a champagne diamond, yellow gold and black rhodium openable bale. 76 Champagne Diamonds - 1.51tw 14K Yellow Gold - 5.38g Black Rhodium Silver

  • Our Lady Of Kevelaer German Medal Pendant

    $4,925.00

    The village of Kevelaer, Germany, was destroyed by a fire in the 1500’s. A traveling salesman prayed at a cross near the village and heard a voice loud and clear “At this place build me a chapel”. It was the Virgin Mary. After much praying and saving money, he arranged for the building of the shrine for “Our Lady of Kevelaer”. The blessed Virgin Mary rewarded all who came to the shrine and many called the rewards miracles. To date, many heads of Church and State visit the sacred shrine. German Our Lady of Kevelaer Medal Surrounded by a champagne diamond, Yellow Gold and Black Rhodium Open Wave Bezel with Yellow Gold Cross Details, Hanging from a Champagne Diamond, Yellow Gold and Black Rhodium Openable Bale. 88 Champagne Diamonds 0.74tw 14k yellow Gold 7.14g Black Rhodium Silver

  • Large Guardian Angel Pendant

    $7,095.00

    Belief in guardian angels can be traced throughout all antiquity. This French medal represents your Guardian Angel that has been with you since you took your first breath and will be with you when you pass out of your body and return to the spiritual realms. This angel is unique to you and is there to guide you through your “spiritual journey” here on earth. She is a reminder of your faith in God and that you are never alone. 94 Champagne Diamonds 1.67tw 14K Yellow Gold 4.91g, Black Rhodium Silver

  • Antique Diamond Cross

    $9,850.00

    BZL-66 WT DIA, .76 TW, 12 CUSHION CUT DIA, 2.2 TW

  • Antique Lord of Miracles

    $6,750.00

    The Lord of Miracles (Senor de los Milagros) is an image of Christ on the cross painted on an adobe wall located in Lima, Peru. In the year 1655, a terrible earthquake devastated Lima, destroying churches and homes, but miraculously, the wall with the image of Christ was unharmed. In 1746, the biggest earthquake in the history of Peru struck Lima and once again the wall did not collapse. Since then, every October, hundreds of thousands of devotees participate in a precession honoring Christ through the streets to celebrate the “Lord of Miracles”. Bell Shaped Crucifix Medal with “Lord of the Blessed Miracles” written in Spanish, Surrounded by graduating champagne diamond, yellow gold and black rhodium bezel, hanging g from a champagne diamond, yellow gold and black rhodium openable bale. 66 Champagne Diamonds - 1.79tw 14K Yellow Gold 3.22g

  • Medeival Cross

    $5,395.00

    n Europe, during Medieval times, the only recognized religion was Christianity. From birth to death, whether a peasant, a serf, a noble, a lord or a King, the lives of the Medieval people was dominated by the church and religion. Many wore or carried small crosses to show their devotion to the church. The Medieval period was also a time of great change in the Christian church. Disputes of the Crusades led to the split called the Great Schism of 1054, allowing for the rise of a new religion called Protestantism, which led to a further split in the Christian Church referred to as the Protestant Reformation.

  • Small Antique Geometric Cross

    $5,325.00

    Cynthia Ann’s inspiration for her jewelry collection began as she was grieving the loss of her mother. Her spiritual journey led her to Europe where she started her precious collection of over 1,500 religious crosses and medals that date back to 450 A.D. through the early 1900’s. Cynthia Ann has “re-purposed” this Ancient Geometric Cross for you to enjoy. 9 CH DIA, 1.45 TW

  • Love Token Engraved With "K"

    $4,695.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Love Token Engraved With "N"

    $4,695.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Love Token Engraved With "F"

    $5,895.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Love Token Engraved With "L"

    $4,895.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Love Token Engraved With "M"

    $5,895.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Love Token Engraved With "G"

    $5,895.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Love Token Engraved with "P"

    $4,395.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Love Token Engraved with "F"

    $4,395.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Love Token Engraved with "H"

    $5,125.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Love Token Engraved With Psalm 23

    $6,125.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Infant Jesus

    $4,050.00

    Cynthia Ann’s inspiration for her jewelry collection began as she was grieving the loss of her mother. Her spiritual journey led her to Europe where she started her precious collection of over 1,500 religious crosses and medals that date back to 450 A.D. through the early 1900’s. Cynthia Ann has “re-purposed” this Antique Infant Jesus or Prague Jesulein for you to enjoy.

  • Triumphal Entry Icon

    $4,825.00

    The Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem was depicted on many Russian Icons. The icons represented the end of Lent and the beginning of Holy Week and heralded by Palm Sunday, which remembers the triumphal entry of Christ into Jerusalem on the back of a donkey. Typically, to the left is the Mount of Olives and to the right is the city of Jerusalem.

  • Guardian Angel

    $5,250.00

    Belief in guardian angels can be traced throughout all antiquity. This French medal represents your Guardian Angel that has been with you since you took your first breath and will be with you when you pass out of your body and return to the spiritual realms. This angel is unique to you and is there to guide you through your “spiritual journey” here on earth. She is a reminder of your faith in God and that you are never alone.

  • 17th Century Silver Bell with Cross

    $4,450.00

    In Spain, during the 17th century, aristocratic toddlers were given religious sterling silver rattles to wear as a symbol of their Christian faith. They were made of several silver bells that represented church bells and worn around the waist, like a rosary. The church bells were also a reminder of the importance of worship and prayer.

  • Antique Russian Icon

    $7,825.00

    Icons tell a visual story to the faithful and help the faithful pray and meditate. Small metal Icons have a 1000-year-old history and were often called “Traveler's Icon”. Devoted individuals, soldiers and others would take them into battle or on their travels for protection. Traditionally made of bronze / brass, they were wearable and small (2 x 2.5 in). The soft brass originals were submitted to the constant wear of devoted fingers, recording the history of heavy prayer on these sacramentals. Besides spiritual protection through prayer, the icon provided physical protection as well.

  • Fancy Love Token Engraved With Cross

    $3,550.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials.

  • Love Token Engraved With The Serenity Prayer

    $8,375.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials. 45 WT DIA, 1.29 TW

  • Ave Maria with Channel Set Diamond Bezel

    $5,775.00

    Ave Maria is Latin for Hail Mary. The Hail Mary or Ave Maria prayer is a prayer asking Saint Mary to seek aid for personal prayer directly from her son, Jesus Christ. The Hail Mary is a central part of the Angelus, a devotion where the Hail Mary prayer is recited three times a day. It is also the essential element of the Rosary. Many Ave Maria medals have the scripted letters A and M prominent on one side. Antique Ave Maria Medal with Channel Set Bezel made from Champagne Diamonds set in 14k Yellow Gold and Blackened Rhodium, hanging from a champagne diamond and Yellow Gold openable bale. 68 Champagne Diamond - 1.53tw 14K Yellow Gold - 3.94g Blackened Rhdium

  • MADONNA OF LORETO MDL

    $4,350.00

    The Loreto Chapel, located in Loreto, Italy, holds within it a copy of the house where Mary was born. According to legend, Mary’s house was transported by angels from the Holy Land to Croatia and then to Italy. Inside the chapel is a statue of the Madonna of Loreto. Cynthia Ann has “re-purposed” this beautiful medal for you to enjoy. Antique Madonna of Loreto Medal created with a Champagne Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold and Black Rhodium Scallop Bezel, Hanging From a Champagne Diamond, 14K Yellow Gold and Blackened Rhodium Openable Bale. 44 Champagne Diamonds - 0.58tw 14k Yellow Gold - 7.29g Black Rhodium Silver

  • Love Token Engraved With "D"

    $6,375.00

    Love tokens reached their peak popularity during the Victorian era but are believed to have originated somewhere in Great Britain during the 1500’s. Often Love Tokens were exchanged between sweethearts as “tokens of love” or even marriage proposals. Love Tokens are generally defined as monetary coins from which one side (or sometimes both sides) have been smoothed down flat and engraved with names, phrases, monograms, and sometimes even pictorials. This American Quarter with Engraved “D” was designed especially for you by Cynthia Ann. It is surrounded by a Champagne Diamond, 14k Yellow Gold and Black Rhodium Prong Set Bezel, Hanging from a 14K Yellow Gold, Black Rhodium and Champagne Diamond Openable Bale. Champagne Diamonds 1.48tw 14K Yellow Gold 6.81g Black Rhodium Silver

  • Ave Maria Medal

    Cynthia Ann is a Huston based designer and her collection “Ancient & Old” consists of authentic vintage crosses & coins. She hand picks each piece and repurposes them into pendants. The original coins & crosses were made by hand, not machines, and were calling to be "re-purposed" and "re-loved". The history, brilliant craftsmanship and unique stones are what drew her to each precious piece. Each piece is lovingly and uniquely designed to enhance its original history and beauty making it one of a kind.
    $5,495.00

    Cynthia Ann is a Huston based designer and her collection “Ancient & Old” consists of authentic vintage crosses & coins. She hand picks each piece and repurposes them into pendants. The original coins & crosses were made by hand, not machines, and were calling to be "re-purposed" and "re-loved". The history, brilliant craftsmanship and unique stones are what drew her to each precious piece. Each piece is lovingly and uniquely designed to enhance its original history and beauty making it one of a kind.

  • Edwardian Cross w/ Black Diamond Bezel

    ECL2134
    $9,325.00

    ECL2134

  • Basic Yellow Gold Diamond Huggie

    Yellow Gold Basic Diamond Huggie
    $675.00

    Yellow Gold Basic Diamond Huggie

  • Classic Cecilia Drop Earring Charms

    Large London Blue Pear Drop Earring Charms in Yellow Gold
    $2,937.50

    Large London Blue Pear Drop Earring Charms in Yellow Gold

  • Classic Crowned Heart Pendant

    Beautifully Crowned Diamond Heart Pendant
    $5,550.00

    Beautifully Crowned Diamond Heart Pendant

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