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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #46 on: October 12, 2012, 02:05:13 AM »
This one :


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I "baptize" with this, Christian punch ! :



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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #47 on: October 12, 2012, 03:03:21 AM »
Achronos, swag up your pad with this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Shower-Curtain-chi-rho-labarum-Jesus-Christ-Christian-/250993404226?pt=Shower_Curtains&hash=item3a705f6942
ROFL. No need to ask her out to an akathist.

Plus, Achronos, if you horrify her and she flees with that sheet wrapped around herself, people will think she's making some deep religious statement and won't suspect you of any indiscretion.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #48 on: October 12, 2012, 03:10:48 AM »
I have like this. Just about every Finnish EO baptismal cross seems to be like it.


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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #49 on: October 12, 2012, 04:00:36 AM »
I'm neither Russian nor a soldier, but I wear one like this:

http://www.gallerybyzantium.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=31_50&products_id=228

I confess I simply liked the design - and it's silver rather than gold, which is a plus for me. I'm really not a fan of gold. There is one small downside to it, however. There's a pointy bit at the top which has woken me up at night by jabbing me in the throat on more than one occasion.

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #50 on: October 12, 2012, 04:21:31 AM »
This is the Cross I wear every day:


Cross on my hand:



Cross on my neck:



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Re: Show me your Cross
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #52 on: October 12, 2012, 05:38:16 PM »
I'm neither Russian nor a soldier, but I wear one like this:

http://www.gallerybyzantium.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=31_50&products_id=228

I confess I simply liked the design - and it's silver rather than gold, which is a plus for me. I'm really not a fan of gold. There is one small downside to it, however. There's a pointy bit at the top which has woken me up at night by jabbing me in the throat on more than one occasion.

James

i like it. that website is where i see a cross i like.
did u buy it from that website?
they tell me there is a wait while they make the cross i want????
this one http://www.gallerybyzantium.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_24&products_id=269


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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #53 on: October 12, 2012, 05:40:16 PM »
This is the Cross I wear every day:


Cross on my hand:



Cross on my neck:



Selam



U r hard core.
but i dnt thik i could wear the payer beads around my neck for too long. im sure it would bother me eventually.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #54 on: October 12, 2012, 05:41:37 PM »
I have like this. Just about every Finnish EO baptismal cross seems to be like it.


had the exact same one, in gold. but lost that also. tattoo cross is making more and more sence to me, cant loose it.

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #55 on: October 12, 2012, 05:43:30 PM »
I had this one, but I buried it with my grandmother:



Now I wear this one:




i like the one u wear now. thats knda what i want.

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Re: Show me your Cross
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #57 on: October 12, 2012, 11:09:45 PM »


I gota ask-----does EVERYONE shop at ebay for their crosses??

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #58 on: October 12, 2012, 11:19:34 PM »


I gota ask-----does EVERYONE shop at ebay for their crosses??

no. i bought mine for $2.99 at some local Christian bookstore. its just a simple wooden cross. I actually dont wear it often. too lazy to snap a picture of it.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #59 on: October 12, 2012, 11:28:15 PM »

Awesome.

Where did you get that? I want to buy it.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #60 on: October 12, 2012, 11:32:13 PM »
I'm neither Russian nor a soldier, but I wear one like this:

http://www.gallerybyzantium.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=31_50&products_id=228

I confess I simply liked the design - and it's silver rather than gold, which is a plus for me. I'm really not a fan of gold. There is one small downside to it, however. There's a pointy bit at the top which has woken me up at night by jabbing me in the throat on more than one occasion.

James

My godsons and I have that cross. I've never had a problem with the pointy thing stabbing me, though.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #61 on: October 12, 2012, 11:34:00 PM »
Will be.


I like it!

Could put holy relics inside and use as impromptu altar in case of emergencies.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #62 on: October 12, 2012, 11:39:33 PM »

Awesome.

Where did you get that? I want to buy it.

This is one that my godfather gave me.  I asked him once where he got it and he said he didn't remember.  I suspect that he got it at a monastery he visits regularly, but where they got it would be another mystery.

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #63 on: October 13, 2012, 04:49:53 AM »
hey, not ALL our icons have tasteless flashing lights, maybe about 10% from what i've seen
(maybe it's more in north america).
i have a nice women's cross (pattern like rays of sun on it) which used to belong to my God mother,
which she gave me on the day i revealed my other one had broken (it was a tiny thin metal one and now sits
in the car, wrapped in transparent tape!).

i arrived at the house without the cross, and was not allowed to leave like that!

i definitely recommend a tattoo, then you can't loose it.
the traditional place is on the inside of the right wrist, but if you want to be sure it's noticed,
you can get a second one on the back of the hand towards the thumb side.
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #64 on: October 13, 2012, 06:09:07 AM »
Could put holy relics inside and use as impromptu altar in case of emergencies.

My wife and I were both given crosses with relics as a wedding present, which we now wear most of the time (unless going somewhere where there's a chance of losing it). I had never thought about using it as an impromptu antimension though!
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #65 on: October 15, 2012, 04:58:15 AM »
I'm neither Russian nor a soldier, but I wear one like this:

http://www.gallerybyzantium.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=31_50&products_id=228

I confess I simply liked the design - and it's silver rather than gold, which is a plus for me. I'm really not a fan of gold. There is one small downside to it, however. There's a pointy bit at the top which has woken me up at night by jabbing me in the throat on more than one occasion.

James

i like it. that website is where i see a cross i like.
did u buy it from that website?
they tell me there is a wait while they make the cross i want????
this one http://www.gallerybyzantium.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_24&products_id=269



Yes, I bought it from them. My daughter's godmother bought her a baptismal cross from them and I was impressed by the quality so I bought myself the one I'm wearing. If I remember rightly there was a slight delay waiting for mine to be made as well, but I don't think it was excessive.

James
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #66 on: October 15, 2012, 06:49:02 PM »
I'm neither Russian nor a soldier, but I wear one like this:

http://www.gallerybyzantium.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=31_50&products_id=228

I confess I simply liked the design - and it's silver rather than gold, which is a plus for me. I'm really not a fan of gold. There is one small downside to it, however. There's a pointy bit at the top which has woken me up at night by jabbing me in the throat on more than one occasion.

James

i like it. that website is where i see a cross i like.
did u buy it from that website?
they tell me there is a wait while they make the cross i want????
this one http://www.gallerybyzantium.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_24&products_id=269



Yes, I bought it from them. My daughter's godmother bought her a baptismal cross from them and I was impressed by the quality so I bought myself the one I'm wearing. If I remember rightly there was a slight delay waiting for mine to be made as well, but I don't think it was excessive.

James

Thanks for responding. with what you just said in mind, i wont hesitate to buy from them. i prob will get that one in the link. I just realy hate waiting!

its beween these three:



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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #67 on: October 15, 2012, 08:27:35 PM »
I'm neither Russian nor a soldier, but I wear one like this:

http://www.gallerybyzantium.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=31_50&products_id=228

I confess I simply liked the design - and it's silver rather than gold, which is a plus for me. I'm really not a fan of gold. There is one small downside to it, however. There's a pointy bit at the top which has woken me up at night by jabbing me in the throat on more than one occasion.

James

Better than what happened to me when I slept with my cross: The chain nearly strangulated me after getting caught in the sheets, several times (which despite what some weirdos here thought, is not pleasurable).

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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #68 on: October 15, 2012, 08:28:48 PM »
Now I feel bad, because I had one but I can't find it.  :)
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Re: Show me your Cross
« Reply #69 on: October 15, 2012, 09:32:37 PM »
When I was stationed at the Boston Navy Yard back in the 60's, I picked up this cross at O'Brians Catholic Book Store.... a precursor to moving to Orthodoxy. 

Worn it ever since....