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The cross is the principal symbol of Christianity, recalling Jesus Christ's Crucifixion and the benefits that stemmed from his suffering and death. As such, it is a symbol of Christ as well as of the Christian faith. A cross sign may be used in a ceremonial context as a sign of faith, a prayer, a dedication or a blessing Crosses are religious symbols that represent one's faith in Christianity.
The cross was a Christian symbol to remember Jesus Christ's sacrifice for human salvation. However, catholic jewelry with crosses has now become a stylish fashion statement because of its trendy and stylish looks. Necklaces with crosses are symbols that convey special and personal meaning to the wearer.
People wear crosses not only because they are Christians, but they can also feel close to God when they wear crosses; a catholic cross necklace can remind them of victory and hope.
An Overview of the History of the Cross Necklace
Christians wore cross necklaces to demonstrate their devotion and faith during the 2nd century when cross necklaces were first created. Until the end of the 4th century, a cross necklace was not seen as a symbol of Christian faith. Nowadays, it is a sign of Christian faith and a security measure against evil.
These chain necklaces with catholic crosses pendants come in a variety of designs and make a great gift idea for family, friends, or anyone who believes and trusts in God. Some vendors even offer to engrave on the cross to personalize the necklace even more.
What are the different types of crosses?
Generally speaking, a catholic cross appears as two parallel bars crossing one another in half. However, there are many other types of crosses, so let's explore some popular ones.
The Latin cross is shaped like a T, which consists of two beams crossed, the horizontal beam is shorter than the vertical beam. It is believed that the three bars on the top are equal in length.
A Greek cross represents God himself. Its four arms are of equal length and size.
Symbol of life and wisdom, the Ankh cross is identified with Ancient Egypt but not with Christianity because its horizontal crossbeam is thicker than other crosses, and its top vertical beam is not a straight bar but a loop.
Crucifix crosses feature an image of Jesus Christ on them. The image of Jesus on the cross serves as a reminder of Jesus' sacrifice and resurrection.
St. Peter’s Cross
It represents the crucifixion of St. Peter who was ordered to be crucified upside down. The cross of St. Peter's is an inverted Latin cross.
Cross with a circle on the back is called Celtic cross, and it is associated with the culture of Irish and Gaelic. Many people see the circle as the Sun which gives energy and light to them. As a result, Celtic and Latin crosses are called Sun crosses because their horizontal beams are shorter than their vertical ones.
If you are a non-Christian and still wear the cross pendant then it is not a problem but make sure to not offend the beliefs of the religion or their point of view.