Byzantine Cross "Lord, Aid" Wax Seal Pendant | Seal Date & Origin: 1100 AD, Byzantine Empire

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+KER OHQHRE OPRHA - literally, "Lord, aid"

The ancient bronze sealing device used to create this pendant is inscribed in ancient Greek and was created in what is now Greece and Turkey... once the heart of the mighty Christian Byzantine empire. The message is timeless - may the Lord help and protect you. It is a powerful reminder of the faith of an individual and an empire.

Your Cross & Lord Aid Seal:

  • Metal: .999 Fine Silver
  • Sealing Device Date: 1100 AD
  • Sealing Device Origin: Byzantium (modern-day Greece and Turkey)
  • Special Note: The seal used to make this pendant is a classic "chessman" seal. Named for the shape of a pawn on a chessboard, the seal has six tapering sides and is solid and sturdy. I love the cross at the beginning of the inscription - it is just like the legend on many Byzantine coins that has a cross and then: Jesus Christ, King of Kings!
  • Jewelry Artist: April Knecht
  • Size: 5/8” Across, 1” Tall, 20" Antiqued Stainless Steel Chain included

Please Note: I create each piece of Sealed in Time jewelry one-at-a-time by hand. Slight variances are natural, and are part of the joy of a hand-crafted piece of jewelry! Your "Byzantine Lord Aid" seal will be created with the actual bronze chessman sealing device!

Your Sealed in Time Pendant comes with:

  1. A 20" Antiqued Stainless Steel Chain
  2. A Detailed, Multi-Page Historic Brief: Seals Have Bound Our Promises Across Time Researched and Written by April Knecht
  3. A story card detailing the message and symbolism of your Sealed in Time piece
  4. An Linen Gift Pouch
  5. A Treasure Jewelry Care Card

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