Ankh egyptian cross pendant - sterling silver - crux ansata pendant - handcrafted
Size: 37 x 21 mm
Weight: 3.13 gm
The ankh, also known as crux ansata (the Latin for "cross with a handle") is an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic ideograph with the meaning "life".
There are countless interpretations of this ancient Egyptian symbol, but it mainly depicts eternal life. The cross-like shape portrays a key of life, and it is often seen in ancient art in the possession of the gods. It determined the fate of the dead, particularly pharaohs, judging whether they were worthy of an afterlife or not.
For others the ankh symbolises the Roman goddess Venus.
The symbol became popular in New Age mysticism in the 1960s.
Ankh is an Egyptian and Vampiric symbol of eternity, when ankh is worn on the solar plexus it absorbs the energy around. In the original meaning of the Ankh cross it has a properties to open the door to eternity and thanks to its geometry, like a tuning fork, it invokes "divine frequency."