The small 14k solid gold Maltese design Celtic cross pendant, from Apples of Gold Jewelry, measures 3/4″ in size. With the hoop and bail combination the overall height measures 15/16″ tall and has a gold weight of approx. 1.25 grams. Suitable as a women’s Celtic cross pendant or a small men’s or boy’ or girl’s cross. See below for more Maltese designs if you would like something thicker/heavier. The Maltese design is a heraldic cross which was developed circa 16th century. The Celtic cross design is a Christian emblem featuring a nimbus (halo or luminous cloud) that originally emerged in Ireland, France and Great Britain during the early Middle Ages. The Apples of Gold cross combines these two designs into one stunning and meaningful jewelry piece. Add a matching 0.7mm 14k solid gold box chain in 18″ or 20″ to match (for women) or choose from a thicker chain for men in our gold chains category (optional). This jewelry piece is made in the U.S.A.!