Imagine the effect this cross can have during candlelight services, Holy Week, or any service.
This traditional solid brass hanging cross with beautifully detailed IHS insignia is lit from the back for a dynamic effect; the Cross uses standard candelabra bulbs. Wall brackets are included for mounting that allows a space of 6”-8” between the cross and wall. The Cross is 60”, with a 31” cross arm. Estimated shipping time is 4-6 weeks
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Care tips . . .
Beautiful solid brass pieces are protected by vendor’s exclusive urethane finish.
To clean, wipe with a soft cloth or wash in lukewarm water and dry immediately. Never use abrasive cleaners or polishes. Complete care instructions will come with your cross.
Did you know…
The cross is among the oldest and most universal symbols. Often symbolic of the four astrological elements of earth, water, fire, and air, a cross was also perceived as the cosmic axis from which radiated the spatial dimensions of height, length, width, and breadth, as well as the directions of north, east, south, and west.
In its simplicity of form, the cross has been used both as a religious symbol and as an ornament, from the dawn of man's civilization. Various objects, dating from periods long anterior to the Christian era, have been found, marked with crosses of different designs, in almost every part of the old world.
The erect pole and crossbar used to crucify Jesus Christ became the principal symbol of Christianity. A cross stood for both the actual Crucifixion and the concept of the Christian church.
Second-century Christians began to make the sign of the cross as a gesture of identification, blessing, and warding off of evil. In the Roman church, the sign of the cross was made from left to right and in Eastern Orthodox churches from right to left.