Made of two-tone gold, this Russian cross/crucifix pendant inspired by the world of Orthodoxy and with distinctive stylish, contrast relief design. Symbol and inscriptions in Church Slavonic language praising the Christ and Christianity: The circle behind the cross represents the crown of thorns that the Roman legionnaires placed on the head of Jesus and symbolizes Eternal Life, 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 and 'IC XC' (Іисусъ Христосъ-Jesus Christ). The reverse of the cross features inscription 'Спаси и Cохрани'(Protect and save me,[oh my God]) typical for Russian Orthodox crosses. This cross will make a statement of faith for a man or for a woman./p>
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We are trailblazers when it comes to hypoallergenic jewelry standards. This cross is made of 585 gold certified by the Russian government assay office. The cross pendant enlarged to show detail. A chain is not included. Please see our selection of chains.