Cross Necklaces for Every Occasion - Find Your Perfect Piece

Are you looking for something to add some subtle faith-infused style to your wardrobe? Look no further than cross necklaces! These pieces of jewelry both add aesthetic appeal to your outfit and serve as a great reminder of God’s grace. If you’ve been unsure about adding religious symbols into your wardrobe, cross necklaces are a great way to start with minimal risk but maximum impact. Not only will they complete any look, the meaning behind them is sure to give you strength throughout the day.

Read on for our picks of the best cross necklaces - there’s sure to be something that appeals to everyone!

 Silver Crucifix Pendant Necklace

What is a cross necklace and why would someone want to wear one

A necklace cross is a cross-shaped pendant on a chain, traditionally worn as a symbol of faith and devotion. Men or women can choose between plain metal crosses, as well as those made with stones such as diamonds or birthstones, or even more ornate crosses with filigree detailing, like a cross necklace gold.

Whatever your personal style might be, necklace crosses provide you a way to express your beliefs and values. They are also popular for special occasions such as holidays and baptisms - the perfect personal memento to mark the occasion.


How do you choose the right cross necklace

When looking for necklace cross, it’s important to consider the style and material of the cross pendant necklace. A cross necklace gold can make a powerful statement with its timeless quality and is sure to stand out in any occasion. Consider going for something more minimalist for a casual look or go for wearing a statement piece, such as a larger, chunkier design.

Personal preferences come into play too - choose a cross that has meaning to you whether that be inspired by your faith or other factors. With modern, vintage, simple and elegant designs out there, you are bound to find the perfect necklace cross that fits your taste with ease. 

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What are some popular designs of cross necklaces

Cross Necklaces are the perfect way to add some flair to your wardrobe. Cross necklaces are highly popular because they offer a unique, yet timeless style and come in a variety of shapes, including classic Christian symbolism or contemporary geometric designs. They can also be made from a wide range of materials, such as stainless steel, silver, gold, and wood. Whether you prefer an elegant solid gold cross pendant necklace or a modern necklace with multiple gold diamond crosses, there's something for everyone! No matter the occasion or your personal style, necklace crosses will never go out of fashion – adding the perfect finishing touch to any outfit.

 Sterling silver vs gold

How to care for your cross necklace so it lasts for years

Taking the time and effort to ensure your cross necklace is properly cared for means that it will last you for years to come. The best way to take care of a cross necklace, whether in gold or any other metal, is by constantly cleaning and polishing it with a jewelry cloth. It is also important to keep the necklace away from chemicals, as this could produce discoloration or cause damage.

Additionally, when not wearing your cross necklace make sure it is stored in its original box or wrapped in a soft cloth so it does not get tangled. Lastly, never wear your gold cross necklace during any type of physical activity since it can get damaged easily.

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Follow these simple steps to keep your cross necklace shining and looking its best!

It is important to consider the pros and cons of different materials when choosing a cross. The best material for you will depend on your personal preferences and budget.


Silver-plated cross is a cost-effective choice with a similar look to solid silver pieces.

Silver-plated cross is a great choice for people looking to accessorize with a stylish and affordable necklace. Silver-plated crosses offer the same look as solid silver pieces, but at a fraction of the cost. These cross necklaces are made by coating a base metal with a thin layer of silver, giving them an authentic silver appearance without the hefty price tag.

Drawbacks of silver-plating include the potential for the silver to wear off over time, revealing the base metal; and it is not as durable compared to items made with solid silver.

Cross Necklace



Advantages of gold-plated cross necklaces include affordability and a look that is reminiscent of solid gold.

Gold-plated cross necklaces are a great way to get the look of solid gold without breaking the bank. Gold plating is a process in which a thin layer of gold is applied to a base metal, such as brass or copper. This gives the piece an appearance that is similar to solid gold, but at a fraction of the cost.

A downside of gold-plating is that it may eventually wear off, leaving the underlying metal exposed. Solid gold jewelry is more durable than gold-plated cross necklaces.

Gold-Plated Byzantine Cross Velvet Necklace II 

Sterling silver:

An advantage of sterling silver cross necklaces is that it is of high quality and long-lasting. With proper care, it can be resistant to tarnish. It is an alloy that consists of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals, usually copper. The addition of the other metals helps to increase the strength and durability of the silver, making it less prone to damage and wear.

One of the drawbacks of sterling silver cross necklaces is its cost compared to other materials.

 Gold-Plated Silver 3-Tone Cross Charm Necklace


Gold-filled cross necklaces is more durable than gold plated and less expensive than solid gold, making it a beneficial option.

Gold-filled jewelry is a great choice for cross necklaces. Gold-filled jewelry is stronger than gold plated jewelry, and it has a layer of gold fused onto the base metal. This makes it more durable and less likely to tarnish or fade over time. Gold-filled cross necklaces also looks just like solid gold, but at a fraction of the cost.

Gold-filled jewelry is made by fusing a layer of gold to a base metal, like brass or bronze. The gold layer must comprise a minimum of 5% of the total weight of the piece and 10 times thicker than gold-plated jewelry to be identified as gold-filled.

A downside of gold-filled jewelry is that it may not appear the same as solid gold.

 Gold-Plated Mini Cross Necklace

14kt gold:

Advantages of 14kt gold cross necklaces include being made of solid gold, being high-quality and durable, and having an attractive luxurious look. It is made up of 14 parts pure gold and 10 parts other metals, which can include copper, zinc, nickel, and silver. The specific composition of 14kt gold can vary depending on the specific blend of metals used.

14kt gold jewelry is a popular choice for cross necklaces. These cross necklaces are made of solid 14kt gold, making them both high quality and durable. The rich, luxurious appearance of these necklaces makes them an excellent choice for any one looking to add a touch of sophistication to his wardrobe.

14kt gold jewelry is very versatile and can be worn with different types of ensembles. The addition of other metals to make 14kt gold can have an impact on its hue, especially for the range of shades possible with jewelry such as yellow gold, rose gold and white gold. 

One downside is that 14kt gold cross necklaces may be more expensive than other types of jewelry.

 14k Gold Maltese Cross Pendant

Guadalupe Gifts top 5 most popular necklace crosses

14k Gold Latin Cross Pendant

This simple yet stylish pendant necklace is crafted from solid 14k yellow gold and shaped in a classic Latin cross design. Wear a Latin Cross as a stylish way to show your faith. Perfect for daily wear or special occasions, this elegant pendant necklace makes a wonderful gift for the special person in your life. Look at this stunning golden cross crafted from yellow gold!

 14k Gold Latin Cross Pendant

Silver Crucifix Necklace w/ Blue Opal

This attractive silver crucifix necklace will add a stylish touch to any person's look. Crafted from sterling silver and blue synthetic opal, this necklace features a stylized sterling silver cross set onto a circle pendant and hung on a chain. Whether you're religious or just like the style, this necklace will add an edge to your look.

 Silver Crucifix Necklace with Blue Opal

Silver Glossy Crucifix Necklace

This beautiful Silver Glossy Crucifix Necklace is perfect for any occasion. Crafted from sterling silver, this timeless piece features a high-gloss finish and classic crucifix design. An ideal gift for religious occasions and more, it is sure to add elegance to any outfit.

 Silver Glossy Crucifix Necklace

Gold-Plated Silver Cross Necklace

Show your faith in style with this stunning Gold-Plated Silver Cross Necklace. Crafted from premium sterling silver, this beautiful cross pendant features a luxurious gold-plated finish that is sure to turn heads. The perfect addition to any outfit, it will make for an eye-catching accessory day or night. A sleek and stylish sterling silver cross necklace pendant.

 Gold-Plated Silver Cross Necklace

Silver St Benedict Medal Cross Necklace

This Silver St Benedict Medal Cross Necklace is perfect for people looking to add a bit of edge and style to their look. Crafted from sterling silver with a lobster clasp, this necklace is sure to become a staple in your wardrobe. An image of St. Benedict's cross adorns one side, while the other is engraved with an important scripture verse that encourages strength and perseverance in believers. Gorgeous sterling silver cross.

 Silver St Benedict Cross Necklace

Finding the perfect necklace cross can be difficult, especially when there are countless styles and pieces to choose from. Guadalupe Gifts is here to help. We specialize in unique Catholic-inspired jewelry, as well as expert advice for anyone looking for a special accessory for their outfit or an important religious occasion. From crosses made with traditional materials such as silver and gold, to modern pendants designed with colorful stones and semi-precious metals, you’re sure to find something that speaks to your style and faith. So trust Guadalupe Gifts to provide you with the perfect necklace cross—we hope the information we provided was useful!

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