The Lion of Judah 14k Gold Small Pendant has been handcrafted by our artists in Israel. This pendant holds so much meaning and beauty all in one. The lion represents Jerusalem, the tribe of Judah and symbolizes courage, protection, and kingship. Many say the lion represents the capability of destroying and punishing and saving and protecting. For these reasons we many times find the lion depicted in ancient Judaic art, guarding the Holy Ark, as a protector. You may also find lion figures guarding the entrances of chapels.