Reversible Byzantine orthodox cross made of 585 (14K) rose gold with fine details skillfully highlighted by the Russian engraver. This unique pendant with fancy bail is an excellent choice for those looking for either a body cross and an orthodox icon pendant. The design of this cross makes it ideal for men.
Cross on the front is adorned with inscriptions in Church Slavic language: IC XC Сынъ Бжiй (Jesus Christ, Son of God), ЦС (The King of Glory), the word NИКА originates from the Greek word nikē-conquest and commemorates the Appearance of the Cross before the Emperor Constantine with the inscription "In this sign thou shalt conquer". It signifies the triumph of Christ over death and hell. According a legend the skull at the base of the Cross is that of Adam and the blood of Christ shed over if cleansed all humankind of sin and brought it salvation. On the reverse of the cross, one can find St. Nicholas The Wonderworker image - Patron saint of children, businessmen and sailors.
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We are trailblazers when it comes to eco-friendly jewelry standards. This cross is made of cadmium-free hypoallergenic 585 rose gold certified by the Russian government assay office. The cross is enlarged to show detail. A chain is not included. Find a 585 rose gold chain from our collection that will match ideally with this pendant.