There are over 10,000 different religions known to man and almost all of them incorporate some type of symbolism associated with it. Many of the christian faiths incorporate the cross charm or the crucifix pendant, while the jewish religion claims the star of david, and other religions utilize the buddha or the ankh. Our catalog presents a comprehensive selection of religious jewelry, yet we highlight a few here for your convenience.
- Silver cross pendant with antique rope design, CH-1642
- St Christopher Charm and St Francis religious medals
Crucifix Charm versus Cross Charm
As a general rule, cross charms are employed in the Catholic religion, and the crucifix, which is a cross and the body of Jesus, is the seminole representation of the Protestant religion. Symbolism in religion is a fascinating subject which is carried through many aspects of life including the obvious house of worship, artwork, and jewelry. Many of the silver jewelry individual items depicting religious themes, refer to Jesus, the Virgin Mary, angels, Mohammed, and various saints.