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Diamond Crosses: The Symbol of the Cross

Diamond Crosses: The Symbol of the Cross

As we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Savior, we also acknowledge Christ’s suffering and death. Jesus’ truest purpose in coming into the world as a baby was to die for our sins as a man. The symbol of the cross is as important to Christmas as it is to Easter. Christmas shopping challenges […]

December 20, 2011 | By | Reply More
Byzantine-Inspired Diamond Cross Pendants

Byzantine-Inspired Diamond Cross Pendants

The most conspicuous characteristic of Byzantine Art (circa 4th Century through 1453 at the Fall of Constantinople) manifests itself in anti-naturalistic shapes. If classical art–which immediately followed medieval Byzantine art–was marked by realism, Byzantine art abandoned verisimilitude in favor of a more symbolic rendition of life. Although not fully abstract in the ways that we […]

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