Ethiopian Necklace with Cross Pendant

Item number: 6722

Traditional necklace with coptic cross pendant, handcrafted, country of origin: Ethiopia.

Category: Cross chains

32,73 US $

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Ethiopia: Tradtional necklace with coptic cross pendant

of the Coptic Orthodox Church

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In the 15th century King Za'ra Ya'cob enacted a degree, which told that all christs should wear a cross around their necks. This is why ethiopians receive at their baptism a neck string, to which a neck cross - as shown here - can be attached later.

Material: Nickel, simulated amber

Heigth: 5.4 cm = 2.1 inches
Width: 4.3 cm = 1.7 inches
Weight: 68 g = 2 oz
Chain length: 46.0 cm = 18.1 inches

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