With trends coming and going all the time, it’s amazing to see how sideways cross necklaces have remained among the hottest Hollywood fashion trends staying popular year after year.
Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Ripa, Kourtney Kardashian, and Selena Gomez are just a few of the many top female celebrities to sport their gold sideways cross pendants in public and on the big screen.
Although silver is also a popular choice, it’s the precious gold crosses that are capturing most of the attention of the upper echelon. The good news is, you don’t need tons of money to own one of these. There are several options out there to suit most any budget, with styles, colors, and sizes for all ages and fashions.
Here are 6 top rated choices for gold side cross necklaces like those worn by favorite celebrities:
In the distinctive Kelly Ripa style, this horizontal cross necklace is designed to be worn off to the side for a simple yet elegant look. Made of authentic Italian 14 karat gold, this fine piece of jewelry is sure to be cherished for a lifetime. It even comes in a custom box that makes it perfect for giving as a gift – ideal for women and girls of all ages, for all occasions, whether it be Christmas, Birthday, Graduation, or, you name it!
- Made in Italy with fine 14k solid gold
- This is a smaller sized cross, ideal for wearing by itself or with other chains and necklaces
- Designed to be worn off to the side, resulting in a look of delicate elegance
- Basket weave chain is 17 inches long, and can be shortened to 16 inches.
- Comes packaged in a custom box
This high quality piece has been hand-chosen for inclusion in the Amazon Curated Collection of fine jewelry, and consistently receives top ratings from owners. About $100.
If you’re looking for a more economical choice in a dainty gold colored cross, you won’t go wrong with this petite solid silver side cross necklace. This little cross is much like one you’ve seen worn by several your favorite Bachelorettes on the tv show. It’s the perfect size for everyday wear, and a distinctive fashion choice for a special evening.
- Dainty petite sideways cross measures 1.5 cm x .9 cm
- Made of genuine .925 silver, and finished in a luminous gold tone finish
- Gold tone cable link chain adjust from approximately 16 to 17 inches
- Arrives in a decorative satiny jewelry box, perfect for gift giving and storing your treasure
- Comes with a 30-day money back guarantee
This is among the best rated sideways crosses we’ve seen in this price range, and with the money back guarantee, it comes up an absolute winner. See number 4 below for this same cross in a beautiful rose gold finish. About $35
The slight curve in this 14k gold cross pendant provides a stunning touch that’s sure to inspire awe in others. You’ll love the way the curve looks laying elegantly at the neck. The cross itself is just under an inch long and sits on a delicate gold rolo chain.
- Curved cross pendant measures about .9 inches long x .35 inches wide
- Rolo chain is 16 inches long
- Manufactured in the US by Claddagh Gold
- Comes in special gift packaging, ideal for giving to that someone special
This is one of the highest rated solid gold sideways crosses I’ve seen, with consistently positive comments expressing overwhelming love for this unique piece. About $140.
Many women love to expand their jewelry collection by introducing the gentle hues of rose gold. The chic finish of the rose gold tone of this cross by GlitterLounge surely make it stand apart from its yellow gold counterparts. In fact, it is the same sterling silver cross as number 2 above, but plated in a soft rose gold to create a softer look against most any skin color.
- Petite cross pendant measures 1.5 cm x .9 cm
- .925 solid silver cross in a brilliant rose gold tone finish
- Attached extender lets you adjust the of the link chain from 16 to 17 inches
- Included lovely satin texture box makes this ideal for giving as a gift
- No risk thirty day money-back guarantee
If the feminine tone of rose gold is what you’re looking for, then you’ll definitely want to consider this charming little cross. About $35
If you’re like many of our favorite celebrities and looking to add a bit more bling when stepping out for the evening, then look no further than this gorgeous diamond studded 10 karat gold piece. The 30 natural, untreated diamonds together with the graceful curve of this unique cross will make others swoon with admiration.
- 10 karat yellow gold cross measuring 1 inch long and .5 inches high
- Studded with 30 round, minimum I2-I3 clarity genuine natural diamond gemstones
- Diamonds are in a pave setting with a minimum color of IJ
- Durable rope link chain is 17 inches long
This isn’t just an everyday cross necklace, it’s a sophisticated piece that has the honor of being chosen for the Amazon Curated Collection of fine jewelry. Look good, and feel good, wearing this distinctive cross – you’re sure to cherish it forever. About $130
Not all gold is yellow or rose gold. There’s white gold too. White gold is often a finer option for those who prefer the whitish silver color finish, but want a step up from sterling silver. (Mind you, there is absolutely nothing wrong with sterling silver horizontal crosses – in fact, they are usually much more affordable than gold, and with many trendy styles and sizes to choose from – it’s just that we’re sticking with gold for this article!) And this 14k white gold sideways cross in a contemporary styling is a simple yet beautifully crafted piece.
- Substantially sided cross pendant measures 1.1 inch long x .45 inches wide
- Expertly crafted in solid 14 karat white gold
- Hangs on a white gold rolo link chain
- Choose from chain lengths of 16, 18, 20, or 22 inches
This is truly a classic beauty. Rave reviews abound about the solid look and feel of this lovely pendant. And you have the flexibility to choose from four chain length options, to suit your fashion preference. Prices vary depending on chain length, with the 16 inch length going for about $160.
So if you’re looking for the style of gold sideways cross necklace Kelly Ripa and other female celebrities have been seen wearing, then you can’t go wrong with any of these choices. Whether you’re looking to purchase a side cross necklace as a sign of faith, friendship, or fashion, then any of these necklaces are sure to treasured for a lifetime.