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Orthodox Body Crucifix Pendant For Him 585 (14kt) Rose and White Gold
Orthodox Cross Pendant
- 585 (14kt) rose gold, 585 (14kt) white gold
- 40mm | 1-37/64"
- 21mm | 53/64"
This body crucifix pendant features a 585 white gold miniature Jesus on 585 rose gold cross. The Holy Virgin is depicted on the right of crucified Jesus, and St. John the Baptist on His left. The cross is adorned with numerous biblical symbols. The dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit. "INЦI" above the cross is an acronym for "Iēsus Nazarēnus, Rēx Iūdaeōrum" and gives the historical background for the crucifixion ordered by the Roman prefect of Judaea Pontius Pilate. Acronym "ГА" in Church Slavic stands for the Head of Adam and symbolizes the ashes of Adam. According to a legend the skull at the base of the Cross is that of Adam and the blood shed by Christ over if cleansed the humankind of sin and brought it salvation.
Symbols and inscriptions in Church Slavic language on the reverse of this cross glorify the Holy Cross, Our Heavenly Father and Christianity: ЦРЬ СВЫ (Царь Славы-The King of Glory), IC XC (Іисусъ Христосъ-Jesus Christ), Lance and letter "K" signifies the lance of the Roman legionnaire that pierced the body of crucified Christ. Cane and letter "T" symbolize the weapon used to torture Him. МЛРБ means "Место лобно рай бысть – Calvary turn paradise". Inscription "Величай, душе моя, Пречестный Крест Господень" is dedicated to the Elevation of the Life-Creating Cross. The dimensions and design of this cross make it ideal for men.