This unique double sided cross is a symbol of faith and strength. One side of the cross with grooved gun barrel rifling pattern. Other side with a Latin aphorism "Carpe diem" ("Seize the day" - that is, enjoy the moment), taken from book 1 of the Roman poet Horace's work Odes (23 BC). This cross is not bulky. It is perfect for everyday wear. A great gift to honor someone who has served whether currently active. Dimensions: 35 mm height, 25 mm width approx. Material: 925 solid sterling silver.