The Agadez Cross

Just as the Southern Cross guided travellers southwards, an intriguing cross of a different kind kept them safe on their journey – the Agadez Cross, the symbol of Estrela Santiago. This pendant, fashioned in nickel silver, originated in West Africa and was traditionally worn for good luck when departing on a journey and for protection to bring the travellers safely home.

Agadez CrossThe Agadez cross now forms an integral part of the Estrela Santiago identity, ensuring visitors are afforded the same good luck and protection.

The Agadez Cross