Orthodox Cross IC XC Ring - Solid Sterling Silver
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|Orthodox Cross IC XC Ring - Solid Sterling Silver
This is a Heavy, Bold, Low Profile ring. This style is preferred by
many people because it is less obtrusive in daily life and doesn't
catch as much on things like pockets every time you dig for your
You can see the thickness of the ring top in the profile picture. It is
the same height as a regular Signet style ring. Very Comfortable.
And it has a solid back.
The deeply inset Cross & Letters cannot wear off.
You can also see the width & thickness of the shank under your
finger. It's designed to last forever.
The ring is Solid Sterling Silver.
The ring top is approx. 3/4 inch high.
Finger Size 11 is pictured.
This ring weighs approx. 26 Grams in size 11.
This Cross is also known as the Conqueror's Cross, Russian, St.
On this cross IC represents the Greek characters Iota (Ι) and Sigma
(Σ) - the first and last letters of Jesus (ΙΗΣΟΥΣ). The letters XC
represent Chi (Χ) and Sigma (Σ) - the first and last letters of Christ
The three-bar Russian or St. Andrew cross appears with great
frequency in Slavic religious symbolism.
Tradition teaches that when the Apostle Andrew preached in
southern Russia he placed a life-size three-bar cross at his side.
While explaining the Last Judgment he tilted the foot plate to
signify that those on the right side of Christ will go up into heaven
and those on the left will go down into hell.