This pendant can be used either the Pomegranate alone , or only the cross alone , or both together .
For Armenians the pomegranate is one of the most recognizable symbols of the country. In Armenian mythology it symbolizes fertility and good fortune. It was a guardian against the evil eye. At weddings in Western Armenia, a bride would throw a pomegranate and break it into pieces. Its scattered seeds ensured that the bride would bear children.
This Armenian cross is a symbol that combines a cross with a floral postament or elements