This classic Eastern* Orthodox cross with a symbolic star of Bethlehem announcing the birth of Christ is true to the best traditions. The plate on the top carries the inscription IHЦI (INRI) 'Іисус Назарянинъ, Царь Іудейскій' (Latin: Iēsus Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum, English: Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews) posted by Pontius Pilate. The slanted lower bar represents the footrest of Christ. Skull at the base of the Cross represents the ashes of Adam, whose sins were washed away with blood of Christ on Golgotha. Made of 585 rose gold certified by the Russian government assay office.
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The cross is enlarged to show detail. A chain is not included. Find a 585 rose gold chain from our collection to ideally match this pendant.
*The Eastern Orthodox cross is also known as the Russian Orthodox, Ukrainian Orthodox, Serbian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Byzantine and Saint Olga cross.