High quality, finely polished 14k solid white gold Maltese cross pendant.
Gold Cross measures 3/4" x 3/4".
(Measures 1" tall with bail/hoop).
Approx. 5.0 grams of 14k solid gold.
The Maltese cross has a long history.
It has been associated with the Order of Knights of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, also known as the "Knights Hospitaller."
This order began with the establishment of a hospital in Jerusalem, and has long been associated with caregiving, but also took on military duties, eventually becoming a powerful, military force with vast properties and great wealth.
Today, in the US, the Maltese Cross is also used as a symbol by firefighters (Christianity.About.Com)
our White Gold Maltese Cross Pendant - 14K
to be high quality, authentic jewelry, as described above.