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Bishop’s Pectoral Crosses – Encolpia

The Bishop’s Pectoral Cross is a symbol of self-denial, offering, and sacrificial ministry.

The Bishop’s Pectoral Cross is an ornament of wood carving or of precious metals in a variety of colors, hanging from a gold or silver chain on the priest’s chest.

The Encolpio rests on a gold or silver chain on the High Priest’s chest. It symbolizes the seal and the confession of faith. It is an oval-shaped metal icon, adorned with colorful stones or enamels. He usually bears the image of Theotokos holding Jesus.

Crosses and Encolpia have chain and they puted in a nice case.