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Byzantine Orthodox Cross-St. Nicholas Icon Reversible Cross in 585 Rose Gold
Orthodox Cross Pendant
- 585 (14kt) rose gold
- 31mm | 1-7/32"
- 16mm | 5/8"
Reversible Byzantine orthodox cross made of 585 (14K) rose gold with fine details skillfully highlighted by the Russian engraver. Whether you go with the Cross with meaningful Christian inscriptions, or with the St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, you'll enjoy the positive energy this pendant emits. This unique pendant with fancy bail is an excellent choice for those looking for either a body cross and an orthodox icon pendant. Size 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. Reverse of the cross is adorned with St. Nicholas The Wonderworker image - Patron saint of children, businessmen and sailors.