Made in Biblical Antioch!
This amazing cross is made in Biblical Antioch-Turkey, where the followers of Jesus were called Christians first. This all hand made stone cross is carved from a natural stone called black serpentine, which is unique to Antioch.
So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. (Acts 11:26- NIV)
Package includes one large cross with 30-inch adjustable wax coated black cord.
This design is called Ichthus. The acronym is the earliest use of Christian symbolism where we proclaim that “Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and the Savior”. It is also simply known as the Jesus Fish.
ΙΧΘΥΣ, (Ichthus) is a Greek word and an acronym for "Ίησοῦς Χριστός, Θεοῦ Υἱός, Σωτήρ", (Iēsous Christos, Theou Yios, Sōtēr) which translates into English as "Jesus Christ, Son of God, Saviour."
Iota (i) is the first letter of Iēsous (Ἰησοῦς), Greek for "Jesus".
Chi (ch) is the first letter of Christos (Χριστός), Greek for "anointed".
Theta (th) is the first letter of Theou (Θεοῦ), Greek for "God's", the genitive case of Θεóς, Theos," Greek for "God".
Upsilon (y) is the first letter of (h)yios (Υἱός), Greek for "Son".
Sigma (s) is the first letter of sōtēr (Σωτήρ), Greek for "Savior".
- Material: Black Serpentine natural stone with 30 inch adjustable wax coated black cord
- Large Cross: Size – 1.8” * 1.1”
- Sku: otr-ich
- UPC: 647094852247
Made in Turkey
*Due to the hand-carved nature of the crosses, size, shape and design may vary.