Ethiopian Necklace with Cross Pendant

Item number: 4600

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

Category: Cross chains

29,00 €

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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: 5.9 cm = 2.3 inches
Width: 3.6 cm = 1.4 inches
Weight: 60 g = 2 oz
Chain length: 48.0 cm = 18.9 inches

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