The Cross is the most sacred symbol for Christianity. Initially, this object was the symbol of torment and
horrible death. But the meaning has changed over time and has left its place to joy and happiness. Jesus
has shown the way to begin a new life to Christianity by passing thence. Thus, the cross has been
Crucifix is regarded as the greatest symbolic message for Christians. This icon symbolizes the goodness
and happiness, and it widely used in home decoration and jewelry.
The Cross of St. Peter
It is an inverted Latin cross. The cross symbolizes the crucifixion of St. Peter as upside down.
This icon which has been reached to the present day from the prehistoric times has taken the name
from the letter gamma of Greek alphabet. It symbolizes wellness, happiness and health. Swastika is a
very sacred symbol for Hinduism and Buddhism.
The Anchor Cross
The Anchor Cross is used since the early periods of Christianity and symbolizes the secret churches of
This symbol is often encountered on the underground tomb which is also used for liberation and hope.
The Red Cross of Constantine
This symbol represents the Masonic order and the military order, Holy Sepulchre and St. John the
According to the legend, Byzantine Emperor Constantine the Great gave a start to the knighthood. The
first knight order Red Cross was founded in the year of 312. This was followed by Order of the Holy
The Red Cross of Constantine means Knights Beneficent of the Holy City.
This is also the symbol of the Red Cross which delivers humanitarian aid to victims of war and disaster.
This symbol has got a meaning that regarding their ethnic origin for Irish, Scottish and Welsh.
The Celtic cross consists of a point and nested circle and cross.
According to a popular legend of Ireland, St. Patrick has combined the symbol of Christianity cross with
the sun’s life-giving properties and so that Celtic cross has emerged.
Celtic cross was being used on tombstones in the past. Nowadays, it is widely used as jewelry.
Ichthys means fish in Greek. This symbol resembles a fish and consists of two piece of intersecting
arcs. This is a mysterious symbol that used by the first Christians.
Ichthys is son of the ancient Syrian goddess Ataragatis.
It symbolizes fertility.
Ichthys is used in modern Christianity as written Jesus inside it. At the same time this symbol is
attached to cars in western countries to emphasize the car’s driver is a Christian.
Dove represents the Holy Spirit in Christianity. It is also harbinger of freedom and peace. Dove is
indispensable figure of jewelry and accessories.
Crown of Thorns
The crown of thorns is an important symbol of Christianity which was placed on Jesus’ head, before
the crucifixion. About this theme, Jesus with the Crown of Thorns has painted by Michelangelo
Caravaggio. This painting is one of the world’s most famous and most beautiful works.