Hand sculpted orthodox cross pendant with embedded sapphire.
The orthodox cross is a variation of the Christian cross since the 6th century in the Byzantine Empire.
This is a cross with clover tip shape ends.
A cross with three circles or discs on each arm in a Christian context represents the Holy Trinity but was probably also copied from earlier Celtic Druidry, where the circles or rings represent the three dominions of earth, sky and sea.
• Hand carved solid yellow bronze also called jeweler gold bronze cross.
• Embedded 2mm sapphire.
• Soldered eyelet.
• The cross is about 1" x 3/4".
• 14k gold filled chain.
• Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated thus does not rub or peel off.
• Nickel free