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Old Russian Style Orthodox Prayer Cross Certified 585 (14kt) Rose Gold
- 585 (14kt) rose gold
- 33mm | 1-19/64"
- 17mm | 43/64"
Handcrafted in the old Russian city of Kostroma, this Orthodox cross brings together traditional canons of the Russian Orthodox Church and contemporary jewelry technique. This design has been finely crafted with a frosted background finish and high-polished religious symbols and inscriptions in Church Slavonic language praising the Christ and Christianity: ЦРЬ СЛ (Царь Славы-The King of Glory), the acronym IHЦI (INRI) represents the inscription "Іисус Назарянинъ, Царь Іудейскій" (Latin: Iēsus Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum, English: Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews) placed atop the cross as ordered by Pontius Pilate, IC XC (Іисусъ Христосъ-Jesus Christ), NИКА (означает победу Христом смерти и ада-signifies Christ's triumph over death and purgatory), Skull at the base of the cross represents the ashes of Adam, whose sins were washed away with blood of Christ on Golgotha. The reverse features Orthodox prayer 'Господи Иисусе Христе Сыне Божий помилуй мя'. This cross may be worn by a woman as well as by a man.