Crucifixion / Virgin Mary, engraved reversible Orthodox Cross silver 925, gold plating
The image shows both sides of the cross.
SIZE with the bail: 1 1/2" x 1", size without the bail: 1 1/4"
: The top - over Christ's head - is the Slavonic version of the Latin INRH which is "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews." At the bottom of the Cross is the representation of Golgotha. The prayer around the front of the Cross is in Old Slavonic and is the Troparion of the Feast of the Holy Cross: "Before Thy Cross We Bow Down In Worship O Master and Glorify They Holy Resurrection!" VERSO
: is the image of the Virgin Tsaristsa - the Queen Enthroned (patroness of cancer suffers) with above her head are the initials indicating she is the Mother of God
. On her right appears to be St John the Beloved and on her left St Seraphim of Serov.
sterling silver chain, gold plated, 18" length.