Christian cross necklaces can be of various shapes and forms, but probably one of the most popular ones is the so-called Jerusalem or Pilgrim cross. It consists of one large cross, surrounded by four smaller crosses in the corners. The pilgrims of the past wore such crosses over their clothing as an evidence of their visit to the Holy Sepulcher, but this smaller model would be a better choice to wear around your neck. On the back stands its place of origin — Jerusalem; in the Heavenly City it was blessed on the Stone of Anointing at the Temple of the Holy Sepulcher.
The Jerusalem cross consists of one large cross, surrounded by four smaller crosses, which are said to symbolize either the Holy Wounds of Christ or the four books of the Gospel describing Lord’s earthly life, Death on the Cross and Resurrection of Jesus, written by evangelists or, finally, the crucifixion Tree and four Holy Nails with which Christ was crucified that were discovered in Jerusalem at the time of Constantine the Great.
This beautiful sterling silver cross pendant without crucifix will be a perfect gift to give to a baby or a grown-up on baptism, connecting the baptizand to the Holy Land.