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Russian Orthodox Crucifix 585 (14kt) Rose and White Gold
Orthodox Cross Pendant
- 585 (14kt) rose gold, 585 (14kt) white gold
- 34mm | 1-11/32"
- 18mm | 45/64"
This iconic Russian body cross with brightly polished rose gold surface and time-honored Orthodox crucifix made of white 585 gold. (Orthodox christians believe that the body of Christ was nailed to the cross by 4 nails.) The cross is decorated with a meaningful inscriptions in Church Slavonic language praising the Christ and Christianity: 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 (Іисус Христосъ-Jesus Christ), and “Спаси и сохрани” (Protect and save me, oh my God) on the reverse side. This cross will make a statement of faith for a man or for a woman.