Ethiopia: Tradtional necklace with coptic cross pendant
of the Coptic Orthodox Church
Free shipping!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|