This men's Celtic cross pendant features an interlacing braid design which is surrounded by a filigree border. The sterling silver has been oxidized to give it a unique blackened appearance. On its reverse, this pendant has smooth polished sterling silver.
Standing tall in the landscape. Rooted in the Irish soil. And yet reaching for the sky. Since early times, the Celtic Cross has marked sacred places all over Ireland. Each one has its own tale to tell - carved in stone, preserved for future generations these high crosses are powerful symbols of early Christianity in Ireland.
One legend tells how St Patrick saw a pagan standing stone imprinted with a circle, the symbol of the moon goddess. He is said to have blessed the stone, marking it with a Latin cross- thus creating the first Celtic Cross.
Whatever the story, the Celtic Cross pays tribute to those ancient Celts whose legacy remains. Now the story continues with those who wear a Celtic Cross. In doing so, we remember the precious heritage of Ireland. This land that has always been the home of saints and scholars.
Gents Celtic Cross in Sterling Silver by Solvar Jewelers of Ireland makes a wonderful gift.