Sun Cross

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Norse Sun Cross 4 AWWM.jpg
Sun Cross in hand  AWWM.jpg

Sun Cross

130.00

Another form of solar cross, this one very old indeed. 

"The Solar cross is probably the oldest religious symbol in the world, appearing in Asian, American, European, and Indian religious art from the dawn of history. Composed of a equal armed cross within a circle, it represents the solar calendar- the movements of the sun, marked by the solstices. Sometimes the equinoxes are marked as well, giving an eight armed wheel. The swastika is also a form of Solar cross.

The sun cross in its most simplified form... is known in Northern Europe as Odin’s cross, after the Chief God of the Norse pantheon. It is often used as an emblem by Asatruar, followers of the Norse religion. The word “cross” itself comes from the Old Norse word for this symbol: kris."  From the symboldictionary.net

Hand cut & formed from a single sheet of 2mm thick sterling silver. This is a nice, thick piece of silver. 

Pendant measures 1.2″ in diameter x .07″ thick (30mm x2mm thick) and weight is right about 9.3 grams. 

Entirely hand crafted from sheets of Sterling Silver by Aidan Wachter. Each item is built one at a time for each customer, thus shipping time will vary depending on how many orders are already in the shop queue at the time you order. Please see either the announcement bar at the top of site pages (unless you have hidden it!) or the first item on the FAQ for a current estimate of time to ship. Would you prefer your piece to be made from fine silver or gold? Smaller or larger? Heavier or lighter? Customized in some other way? Please contact me for a quote. 

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