A symbol or object that consists of two intersecting perpendicular lines, with one or both lines divided in half by the intersection.
Ancient religions used the cross as a symbol of the sun. Christianity uses it as a symbol representing the cross on which Jesus was crucified.
This tag refers to any cross-shaped symbol or physical object.
- Greek Cross (A cross with 4 equal length arms, + symbol)
- Latin Cross (A cross with with a longer descending arm, † symbol)
- Saltire (A diagonal cross, x symbol)
- Sun Cross (A Greek cross inside a circle)
- Celtic Cross (A Greek or Latin cross with a circle overlaid)
Cross End Shapes (combines with the basic shapes)
- Arrow Cross (Arrow ends)
- Cross Bottony (Trefoil or club ends)
- Cross Crosslet (Cross ends)
- Cross Fitchy (Descending arm ends with a point)
- Cross Fleury (Fleur-de-lis ends)
- Cross Moline (Ends split into two and curve back)
- Cross Potent (Crossbar ends)
- Cross Patonce (Intermediate of Patty and Fleury ends, splits into 3 and leaf shaped)
- Cross Patty (Wide ends that narrow toward the center)
Cross Positioning and Scale
- Balkenkreuz (a Greek cross with an outline)
- Cross of Lorraine (cross with two horizontal bars, also known as the two-barred cross or patriarchal cross)
- Crucifix (a Latin cross with Jesus affixed to it)
- Orthodox Cross (similar to a Latin cross with a smaller bar crossing above the the central cross and a smaller slanted cross on the base arm)
- Iron Cross (a Greek cross with cross patty ends)
- Maltese cross (an eight-pointed cross made from four inward-pointing V shapes)
- Red Cross (a red Greek cross)
- Swastika (an equilateral cross with arms that are bent 90 degrees)
- Cross of Saint Andrew (For physical saltire cross used for crucifixion).
The following tags implicate this tag: balkenkreuz, celtic_cross, cross_choker, cross_earrings, cross_necklace, crucifix, greek_cross, holding_cross, inverted_cross, iron_cross, latin_cross, red_cross, and two-barred_cross (learn more).