Jewelry Categories

Gemstone Fashion


 Search product:  

Cross - a Symbol of Symbols

Cross is also called a symbol of symbols. However, it is mostly known by this name among Christian people. Cross is made of 2 crossed lines. Since ancient times cross has been using as a religious and protective symbol in almost any world culture. For example, the Scandinavians represented the hammer of Thor, their god of war and storm, in the form of T-type cross; it symbolized storm, thunder, hurricane and rain. Cross is also found in the cultures of India, Assyria and Persia.

American Indians had their own meaning of a cross. In their culture it symbolized either a human, or four parts of the world and four winds. According to the book “Illustrated Encyclopedia of Traditional Symbols” by J. S. Cooper, the northern end of a cross symbolized northern wind – the most powerful and all-triumphant; it also meant head and intelligence. The southern end symbolized southern wind – fire, emotions, and also burning and melting. The eastern one symbolized eastern wind – heart, the source of life and love. Finally, the western end symbolized mild western wind from the ghost country – the breath of death and an adventure to obscurity that waits for everyone.

For alchemists cross was a symbol of four elements – air, earth, fire and water. There are also such interpretations of the cross symbol as “health”, “fertility”, “life”, “immortality”, “the union of earth and heaven”, “of spirit and substance”, “of the sun and stars”. But it the first place this is a symbol of Christ, of his crucifixion and glory, and, thus, a symbol of Christianity and Christian church. This is the most famous and most widespread meaning of a cross. Wherever Christianity became firmly established as religion, cross was not only an inalienable part of the church tradition, but also the main symbol of art, architecture, and many other areas, including flags and heraldry (over 400 different forms of cross are found here).

Shopping Cart

View Cart

Items: 0
Price: $0.00

Cross Pendants By Price

  • Under $10
  • $10 - $30
  • $30 - $50
  • $50 - $70
  • $70 - $100
  • $100 - $300
  • $300 - $500
  • $500 - $1000
  • Over $1000
  • 2016 SALE - 30% OFF!

    Hot Searches (Trends)

  • bangle bracelets
  • budded cross
  • celtic ankh
  • cross necklaces
  • crucifix necklace
  • crucifixes cross
  • curved cross
  • detailed cross
  • diamond pendant
  • diamond purse
  • fancy heart design
  • filigree heart
  • first communion symbols
  • gold cross
  • gold cross pendant
  • gold handcuffs
  • gold swirl
  • graduation charm
  • mariners cross
  • mens rings
  • passion cross
  • peacock pendant
  • pink sapphire
  • safety pin
  • smoky topaz
  • st christopher pendant
  • we love you mom
  • white gold cross pendant

    Customer Information


    Gold Cross Pendant Store

    Gold Cross Pendant Store

    Full Transaction Security

    All information is protected with 128-bit SSL encryption.


    Follow us

    Follow us - FaceBook - Gold Cross Pendant Store Follow us - Twitter - Gold Cross Pendant Store

  • Copyright 2008 - 2017 © Gold Cross Pendant Store .