During the early days of the Church the
cross was not used as a symbol of Christian faith. Jesus
wisdom was alive with his followers and believers did
not want to think about their saviors death.
After Constantine conquered the Roman Empire in 325
AD and made Christianity the official religion, the
cross rose in popularity as a symbol of the Christian
As the legend goes, Emperor Constantines mother,
Helena, found the cross. On May 3rd 328 she found the
cross buried deep underground along with the other two
crosses. One of the crosses was recognized as the cross
of Jesus when a sick woman became miraculously healed
after she touched it.
The two forms of crosses are the Greek cross (four
equal length arms) and the Latin cross (shorter cross
bar raised above a longer center). All the religious
cross designs are variants of these two forms and
there are said to be about 400 design variants of the
We carry a very large selection of different design
styles of Christian religious jewelry. The cross as
jewelry is now our religious symbol of our death to
ourselves and rebirth in the wisdom of Christ. As we
wear religious symbols as jewelry we are reminded of
its meaning. Christian religious jewelry is a reminder
of our Christian faith and our devotion to Christian
life as sacred and precious as gold. It also gives
us opportunities to spread the word of Jesus with others.
Sterling silver religious jewelry has meaning as well.
Silver is a symbol of purity. Silver also can symbolize
the Word. In Psalms it says to look for her (wisdom)
Those devoted to St. Benedict will want to use this
wonderful medal for meditation, as recommended by the
Order, because it is so full of image and prayer.
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