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Templar Cross

Templar Cross

Regular price $25.00 USD
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The Templar Cross is an equilateral cross with flared ends used by the Knights Templars during the Middle Ages. Legend has it that during the Templar persecution in France and Europe, a miracle saved them from execution in one of the German lands. The accused Templars threw their cloaks into the fire to test their guilt, but none of the Templar crosses on the cloaks caught fire.

According to the records of medieval chronicler Matthew of Paris, by the 13th century, different versions of the cross were established among different crusaders. For English crusaders, it was the cross of St. George, while the French used a silver or white cross. Italians used a yellow or azure cross, Germans used a black cross, Flemings used a green cross, Spaniards used a purple cross, and Scots used a silver St. Andrew's cross.

It is believed that only the Templars had the right to use the Templar Cross since it was a symbol associated with the Jerusalem Temple and the Temple of the Holy Sepulcher, and the Templars had a presence in Jerusalem. 

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All of our medallions are 1" in diameter.

We also press 24K Gold (provided by the customer). Contact Us for recommended sources of gold and physical specifications of gold blanks.

We do patina and polish all medallions that we ship out. Please see product photos and our Instagram or Facebook for examples of the look. We understand that additional services are provided at the Fairs and Festivals, but we cannot facilitate those services. 

Want to know more about the meaning of each symbol? Please check out the Symbol Gallery! Or do you want more information about ordering at a fair or festival? Please see our Design Brochure.