The Cross Of The Scriptures Pendant
Sterling Silver Celtic cross, an exact replica of the Irish high Cross of Scriptures at Clonmacnoise. Hand crafted with great care and attention to detail this is one of the stunning silver cross pendants available in the Collection of Irish High Crosses.
Clonmacnoise was founded by St Ciaran in 548AD and lasted a thousand years. Today there is just the ruins of the abbey but at its height Clonmacnoise was a centre of classical and religious learning. The Cross of Scriptures was erected around 800AD. This magnificent high cross carries a wealth of illustrative and ornamental carving on both faces and sides, as well as two inscriptions in Irish. It has elaborate carvings of scriptural scenes such as the Last Judgment and the Crucifixion, as well as animals and birds.
Comes on a Sterling SIlver Chain. Approx Size: 3.7cm x 1.6cm.