Celtic crosses are unique and intricate symbol that have become an important symbol in Celtic cultures. They feature a distinctive combination of a cross with a circular ring surrounding the intersection of the arms, and often contain intricate Celtic knotwork designs. These crosses have become an iconic and recognizable symbol of Celtic heritage and spirituality, and can be found in numerous locations around the world, from ancient Celtic graveyards to modern-day jewelry shops. They are commonly used in jewelry designs and make for a stunning Gold Celtic Cross Necklace and Pendant.
The origins of the Celtic cross are somewhat shrouded in mystery, with some theories linking it to pre-Christian pagan symbols, while others connect it to early Christianity in Ireland.
Celtic metallurgy was a highly developed craft that involved the extraction, refining, and shaping of metals into intricate and beautiful objects. The Celts were skilled in the use of iron, bronze, and gold, and they created a wide range of artifacts including jewelry.
The Celts also had a deep connection to metals, which they believed possessed magical and transformative powers. Today, Celtic metalwork remains a testament to the ingenuity and artistry of this ancient culture.
In this post, we will show you the best of Celtic Crosses available, both for men and for women.
Gold Celtic Cross Necklace and Pendant – Men
Below are our favourite Celtic Cross jewelry pieces for men, from a very affordable 40 USD all the way up to the much more expensive 14k Gold Celtic Cross pendant and necklace.
Our favorite affordable option is this 18k Gold Plated Celtic Cross. The Gold version retails at 40 USD whereas the Silver version is 30 USD.
14K Gold Celtic Cross Pendant
If you already have a gold necklace and just want to add a 14K Gold Celtic Cross Pendant, this is our favorite one available. It is a very traditional Celtic Cross as it contains the Triquetra Trinity Knot. At 1.25″ high it is a well sized Pendant and a great addition to any Celtic man’s jewelry collection.
14K Gold Necklace and Pendant
If you don’t have a gold necklace and and want to own a 14K Gold Celtic Cross Necklace and Pendant, this is our favorite combination available. Again, it is a very traditional Celtic Cross with the Triquetra Trinity Knot inlaid to the section. At 1″ high it is a well sized Pendant and there are multiple chain length options, with 22″ being the most suitable for the majority of men.
White Gold Celtic Cross Pendant and Necklace
This 14K White Gold Celtic Cross Necklace and Pendant is probably our favorite Celtic Cross out of the 14K Pendant’s listed here today. Again, it is a traditional Celtic Cross with Trinity Knots inlaid on the cross, but this pendant also contains Jesus on the cross in white gold. This really provides a striking image and is a twist on the traditional Celtic Cross which does not feature Jesus typically.
White Gold Celtic Cross with Claddagh – 14K
This Celtic Cross with Claddagh in stunning 14K white gold is another great choice for those who want to integrate another famous symbol with the Celtic Cross. This symbol is of course the world famous Claddagh symbol.