9/16 x 9/16 inch polished 14k gold over sterling silver pierced outline dove necklace on 18 inch stainless steel gold plated chain. The pendant design includes a pierced outline 14k gold over sterling silver descending dove. The dove is the symbol of the Holy Spirit. When Christ was baptized by John the Baptist, a dove descended on him, according Matthew 3:16 and Mark 1:10. The dove is sometimes depicted with an olive branch in its mouth as a symbol of peace. It also symbolizes God's grace. Includes an elegant deluxe velour jewelry box.