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          GP = Gold Plated
          SS = Sterling Silver
            K = karat or carat; in gold standards 1K is one part gold of 24 parts             

                  for example: 14K gold is 14 part gold and 10 part alloy    
Yeshua = Hebrew for English word "Jesus," means "salvation"
HaMashiach = Hebrew for "The Messiah" which means "annointed"
Magen David = Hebrew for "Star of David" though "magen" literally means "shield."
Shalom = Hebrew has several meanings, the most common is "Peace"
Etz HaChaim = "Tree of Life"
Chai = Hebrew for "Life"
L'Chaim = Hebrew for "To Life!"
Sar Shalom = Hebrew for "Prince of Peace"
Zahav = gold
Paaz = pure gold (ie 24K)

Biblical Feasts
Shabbat = Sabbath (rest)
Pesach = Passover
Matzot =  Feast of Unleaven Bread
Yom Bikkurim =  Feast of First Fruits
Shavuoth =  Feast of Weeks (also known as Pentecost)
Yom Terruah = Day of Trumpets (also known as Rosh HaShanah)
Yom Kippur = Day of Atonement
Sukkoth = Feast of Booths, Feast of Ingathering

Icthus = Greek (IXOYE) for "fish."  Also, it is an acronym in Greek (Iesous Xristos Theou Yios Sotare) for the English equivalent meaning of "Jesus Christ, Son of God and Saviour."