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Jerusalem Cross with Pink CZ in the Center
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This magnificent sterling silver cross is a true masterpiece of silversmithing. It is sumptuously decorated with silver braided wire and silver balls covering the surface, and a pink CZ in the center. Even the bail is covered with the same ornate design. It is a Jerusalem Cross, also known as the Crusaders’ Cross, which was first used in 1099 as a coat of arms for the newly established Kingdom of Jerusalem, marking the recapture of the city and the Christian Holy Land by the First Crusade. The Jerusalem Cross is comprised of a central cross with four surrounding smaller crosses. It is said that the Jerusalem cross (Crusaders’ Cross), represents Christ and the four Evangelists Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, and the spread of Christianity from its origins in the Holy Land to the four corners of the earth. It is extremely well crafted and is quite old. It is marked, “Silver 999 Jerusalem”, on the back, which indicates that it is almost pure silver and made in Jerusalem. The pendant measures 1-3/4” long x 1-3/8” wide. It is in good vintage condition.


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