Complete your religious decor with wall crosses
When we decorate with popular symbols, we make a statement about who we are and what we believe. Wall crosses are one of the most significant symbols we can use in our interior decorating scheme. With strong meaning and even stronger emotional value, crosses are considered a sacred symbol in many cultures. The basic shape of the wall cross has been around since the beginning of time. Over its life span, the cross has stood for many things including immortality and harmony on earth.
When choosing a wall cross you should keep mind your own beliefs and then do your research. Not all crosses have the same shape or symbolize the same thing. For example:
- The Latin Cross is the traditional cross shape that most people are familiar with. It is modeled after the one on which Jesus is thought to have died.
- Following in the Eastern Rite tradition, the Eastern Cross is similar to the Latin Cross, only with three bars at the bottom, one of them slightly slanted. The top bar is representative of Pontius Pilate's famous inscription on the cross. The lower bar stands for the footrest on which Jesus