Some pictures of the reliquary of Charles the Bold, on display at the treasury of the Liège cathedral. No picture, though, even the professional ones, do it justice, and the ones I took with my phone are worse. I may edit them more when I have some time. But to be fair, it’s something one has to see with their own eyes.
The reliquary was made by Gerard de Loyet for Charles the Bold, somewhere 1465-1470, I believe and gifted to Liège in 1471, so it has been there for about 550 years. According to the information of the treasury, the relic contains a finger (or bits of?) a finger of St. Lambert.
And the one I found in the family archives:
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