The Pax is a beautifully sculpted cross infused with pattern and texture inspired by medieval armor. This smaller necklace wears perfectly on its own, or it can be layered with other pieces on the neck to make whatever statement fits your style. Crafted from solid 18K gold, Pax is presented on a lovely rounded box chain at 1.8mm diameter with a lobster clasp closure, and both chain and clasp are sterling silver to create a luxurious piece to serve for a lifetime.
36 x 26 x 5.5mm
Sterling silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by mass of silver and usually 7.5% by mass of copper. The sterling silver standard has a minimum millesimal fineness of 925. The sterling alloy originated in continental Europe and was being used for commerce as early as the 12th century in the area that is now northern Germany. William Henry uses the latest state-of-the-art casting equipment to create mesmerizing pieces that are often considered par with our hand-carved work.
Homer, in the "Iliad" and "Odyssey," makes mention of gold as the glory of the immortals and a sign of wealth among ordinary humans.
The most noble of the noble metals, gold has been a valuable and highly sought-after precious metal for coinage, jewelry, and other arts since long before the beginning of recorded history.
Gold is one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally in the universe. It is thought to have been produced in supernova nucleosynthesis from the collision of two neutron stars and to have been present in the dust from which the Solar System formed.